In his relentless pursuit to bash President Trump, actor Robert De Niro used his platform to ridicule the commander-in-chief at a charity event.
In his comments, De Niro remarked that Trump is still an “idiot” even though he went to an Ivy League school.
The Hill reports the following:
“Robert De Niro again tore into President Trump while speaking at a charity dinner in Los Angeles, calling him an “idiot” despite his Ivy League education.
“A college education is important, but education without humanity is ignorance,” De Niro said late Tuesday in remarks about the value of higher education, according to Variety.
“Look at our president,” he added. “He made it through [the] University of Pennsylvania, so he was exposed to a quality education, but he’s still an idiot.”
Trump has often bragged about his degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to respond to criticism.
“You know people don’t understand, I went to an Ivy League college,” Trump said in October. “I was a nice student. I did very well. I’m a very intelligent person.””
Education without humanity is ignorance. Look at our President. — Robert De Niro pic.twitter.com/1EcdQeSUbA
— Tara Bitran (@tarabitran) March 14, 2018
De Niro also said, “Now I’m not trying to turn this non-political event into a political one,” then added, “But as long as our country’s leadership is so appalling and so corrupt, I’ll be speaking out at every venue. To be silent in the face of such villainy is to be complicit, and it’s especially appropriate tonight because Trump treats education as a con, a way to make a profit at the expense of the suckers.”
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