It is not Republican or Democratic, it is not conservative or liberal, it is not political, and it should not be controversial to say that Trump is the most dishonest and incompetent president in the history of the United States.
From Feb 2018:
- President Trump Ranks Last in 'Presidential Greatness,' According to Historians
- Same study: How Does Trump Stack Up Against the Best — and Worst — Presidents?
From July 16-18, 2018:
- “No prior President has ever abased himself more abjectly before a tyrant.” - John McCain, July 16 statement. Tweet.
- "We are living in a national emergency" - Michael Beschloss, presidential historian, July 16 on Rachel Maddow Show, MSNBC, Tweet.
- "the spirit of what Trump did is clearly treasonous" - Douglas Brinkley, presidential historian, July 17, Don Lemon Show, CNN. Tweet.
- "This sad, embarrassing wreck of a man . . . America’s child president had a play date with a KGB alumnus, who surely enjoyed providing day care." - George Will, conservative columnist, "This sad, embarrassing wreck of a man," July 17 Washington Post. Tweet.
- "People will look back on this historical moment and not only be appalled that the world’s greatest nation was led by a corrupt simpleton, but that his political party was (almost) completely intimidated by a corrupt simpleton." - Michael Gerson, conservative columnist, July 18, Tweet.
- "Either Trump is too thoroughly inept to continue as president, or his predatory nature, as demonstrated in his business — not to mention his boasting about aggression toward women — has led to his collecting rogues to enhance his own power. Or both. In any case, he has stepped over all lines of acceptable presidential behavior and presents a clear and present danger to the United States." - Kathleen Parker, conservative columnist, "A Cancer Lives Among Us," July 17, Washington Post, Tweet.
- "the person we always knew him to be — vain, mendacious, self-serving, sleazy and absurdly stubborn, with a purely personalized understanding of allies and adversaries, a not-so-sneaking admiration for strongmen and the information filter of an old man who prefers his own reality to the discomforts of contrary information" - Ross Douthat, conservative columnist, July 18, "Trump and Russia: One Mystery, Three Theories," July 18, New York Times, Tweet.