How ignorant can one person get?
Don't answer that, because Rosie O'Donnell seems to be gunning for the record.
In a new Tweet, O'Donnell says this:
From the Washington Examiner, here's more:
Actress and noted-Trump critic Rosie O'Donnell tore into the president, appearing to accuse him of being the reason why so many people have died from the coronavirus in the United States.
In a Wednesday night tweet, the comedian declared Trump the "leading cause of death in the United States," while adding the hashtags #AmericaOrTrump, #StopTrump, and #StopTrumpsGestapo.
Although O'Donnell made no mention of the coronavirus, she was likely referring to the highly-contagious disease that has killed more than 140,000 people in the U.S. since March. Her tweet cut a similar tone to that of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who called the coronavirus the "Trump virus" earlier this week.
O'Donnell, who was featured heavily in then-candidate Donald Trump's first Republican debate, has spent the past four years ripping into the president on social media. She shared an image of a masked protester with her fist raised as a federal agent wearing a "Make America Great Again" helmet stood behind her holding a gun.
And Fox News added:
The former talk show host is a vocal critic of Trump, having previously feuded with himprior to his presidential run in the 2016 election. O’Donnell took to Twitter on Wednesday to throw her voice behind the chorus of celebrities who have accused the president of being to blame for deaths in the country. However, she didn’t specify exactly what she’s referring to.
“Donald J. Trump is now the leading cause of death in the United States,” she wrote along with the hashtags “AmericaOrTrump,” “#stopTRUMP” and “#StopTrumpsGestapo.”
The president has been criticized in recent weeks both for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen spikes and surges throughout the country, as well as his decision to respond to protests in cities like Portland, Ore. by dispatching federal agents.
Although O’Donnell is rarely shy about criticizing Trump, she’s not the only celebrity to lay the blame for people’s deaths at his feet in 2020. It seems a slew of stars share a similar grievance with Trump.
Rosie O'Donnell joins the many celebrities blaming Donald Trump for the deaths of Americans. (Bruce Glikas/WireImage)
In February, just prior to the COVID-19 pandemic forcing people throughout the country to go into lockdown, Pink Floyd rocker Roger Waters got the ball rolling when he spoke at a live Q&A to promote his concert film “Us + Them” and went as far as to call Trump a “tyrant” and “mass murderer” while promoting Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign.
“And this is a man who has failed at f---ing everything in his life except becoming the biggest … tyrant and mass murderer and mass destroyer of everything that any of us might love or cherish in the whole [world], only because he has the power,” he told the crowd (via Rolling Stone). “Unfortunately, he has his finger on the button on it, and he’s right. In ‘Pigs,’ when we put up that he has a bigger button and it works, it does. And it’s working all over the world, murdering brown people for profit.”
Since then, celebrities have stepped up their allegations that Trump is responsible for people’s deaths due to his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, which many saw as lacking in the early days and continue to question as many parts of the country remain in lockdown months after the first reported spike.
“The United States of America has more cases of corona virus then [sic] any country in the world,” Rosanna Arquette tweeted in March. “this all could have been avoided had we had a real leader who cared about the American people and not just profit.”