Scott Adams, creator of the “Dilbert” comic strip, made waves on Twitter yesterday when he suggested experience wasn’t really necessary to be a good president.
If experience is necessary for being president, name a political topic I can't master in one hour under the tutelage of top experts.
— Scott Adams (@ScottAdamsSays) July 28, 2016
Folks quickly jumped on Adams…
What if there are 500 topics, each requiring at least an hour? And what if you're a nominee who won't listen? https://t.co/nIDnSjWZRB
— David Freddoso (@freddoso) July 28, 2016
There are lots of policy issues that fall under this category https://t.co/ihMw09Q2Ur
— Mark Hemingway (@Heminator) July 28, 2016
For crissakes, public speaking can't even be taught in an hour. https://t.co/73MIRMSbEl
— ɹɐʌɐɥɔɾɐ (@ajchavar) July 28, 2016
…and then The Weekly Standard’s Bill Kristol weighed in:
— Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) July 28, 2016
I learned Bill Kristol's job in under an hour too. We should compare our political predictions. https://t.co/c5zijDaILj
— Scott Adams (@ScottAdamsSays) July 29, 2016
That’s going to leave a mark.