Dumb and Dumber

Giving new meaning to an old word

Representative Matt Gaetz (R. Florida), Rep. Laurn Boebert (R. Colorado), Fox News Commentator Sean Hannity. Source: @MysterySolvent on Twitter

A Twitterite asks: “What do you call this?

A triumvirate of ignorance? A well-oiled propaganda machine churning out alternate facts, outright lies, and toxic innuendo? Or just plain dumb?

My first go-to is the dictionary. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the word ‘dumb’ as:

  • Lacking intelligence…



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