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Donald Trump Thinks He Can Call Bill Gates to 'Close Up' the Internet

Stupid is as Trump does.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump just said the U.S. should consider “closing up” the internet to curb radical extremism. Trump, a man that routinely claims everyone in charge of the U.S. is stupid, believes that as president he could just call up Bill Gates to help him shut off the internet. Trump floated the idea at a campaign rally at the USS Yorktown in South Carolina tonight as a way to stop ISIS “jihadists” from recruiting Americans to commit acts of domestic terrorism. The idea is so dumb it almost has us, too, at a loss for words.

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