Trump Veers Off Course During Speech, Disrespects Asian Allies Like A Total Moron


President Donald Trump was making a live speech about the controversial new tax reform bill when he made the mistake of going off script. It’s clear from many prior off-script tangents by the president that he is much better off depending on a teleprompter and just reading the speech somebody else has written for him.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in Danang, Vietnam, on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. Trump¬†told Asian nations eager for the U.S. to stay committed to the region that he would no longer join multilateral deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership but would seek bilateral pacts — and only with countries that played by the rules and didnt try to exploit the United States. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images

But on Wednesday, the president spoke, not from the strategically planned words on the teleprompter, but from his own mind. And as the president himself has said in the past, he, “has the best words.” In this case, Trump’s “best words,” led him to mock Asian leaders.

(Front L to R) China’s President Xi Jinping, Vietnam’s President Tran Dai Quang, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo, (back L to R) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump pose for the “family photo” during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders’ summit in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on November 11, 2017.
World leaders and senior business figures are gathering in the Vietnamese city of Danang this week for the annual 21-member APEC summit. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / JORGE SILVA (Photo credit should read JORGE SILVA/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump should have stuck with the purpose of the speech, which was to inform American citizens of his plans for tax return, but instead, he began to make comments about America’s Asian allies “getting away with murder,” by benefiting from the protection of the United States at no cost. According to Trump, these countries are so rich that they “don’t know what to do with their money.” “And we defend them,” he said as he stood before a cheering crowd. “That’s going to change,” he promised, in reference to present circumstances.

BEIJING, CHINA – NOVEMBER 9, 2017: US President Donald Trump (L) and China’s President Xi Jinping shake hands at a press conference following their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Artyom Ivanov/TASS (Photo by Artyom IvanovTASS via Getty Images)

The president claimed that a lot of the current circumstances regarding the United States’ protection of Asian countries is “from many years ago,” when America began to provide support and protection for a “defeated” country which then began to recover, grow and expand. According to Trump, the problem is that the U.S. is still offering protection to the countries.

“What happened?” the president asked, as he waved his arms before the crowd, “Why didn’t anyone go in and negotiate?” It was then that Trump began to mock the Asian allies, making a face and bobbing his head with ignorance.

Then, as the crowd laughed, he stated, “that means they know they’re getting away with murder, and they gotta start helping us out.” He closed the discussion by stating that he will, “start bringing that up with some of [his] good friends.” All the while, the audience seemed fairly entertained by Trump’s antics.

MONTREAL, QC – OCTOBER 26: A fan wearing a Donald Trump face mask holds up a sign during the NHL game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Los Angeles Kings at the Bell Centre on October 26, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Los Angeles Kings defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-0. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

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