Language Expert: Donald Trump's Way Of Speaking Is 'Oddly Adolescent' | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

Columbia University professor of linguistics John McWhorter joins to discuss the unique way Donald Trump speaks which is unlike any president America's had before.
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Language Expert: Donald Trump's Way Of Speaking Is 'Oddly Adolescent' | The 11th Hour | MSNBC


  1. Jeff Dunlap

    Jeff Dunlapپیش 59 دقیقه

    Trump talks like someone who didn't study in school and now they're trying to wing it, unfortunately this may appeal to all the C students out there who just want to believe something, I've always been amazed that anyone can sit there and listen while he meanders his way through the mashed potatoes that are his brains

  2. arris one

    arris oneپیش ساعت

    Saying the same thing over and over again. I guess you all want me to hear Donald is a big dangerous man

  3. Guy Incognito

    Guy Incognitoپیش ساعت

    Trump Derangement Syndrome is real.

  4. Martha Hernandez

    Martha Hernandezپیش 2 ساعت

    Wow by mistake I got into this page full of Democrats, haters...and 👹...

  5. sincerelyrose12

    sincerelyrose12پیش 2 ساعت


  6. sincerelyrose12

    sincerelyrose12پیش 3 ساعت


  7. Dan Greer

    Dan Greerپیش 3 ساعت

    I read a lot of these comments. Apparently birds of feather don't always flock together. If you made a comment, look at and think about what you said. Maybe you need to get in to politics and help him drain the swamp, if you are business minded too. Trump, like David, was thrown into the lions den alone, and had no fear. Apparently, they both have something in common.

  8. Loren Ellis

    Loren Ellisپیش 4 ساعت

    He isn't a shallow Politicians blah blah blah pretty words that say NOTHING.

  9. Loren Ellis

    Loren Ellisپیش 4 ساعت

    Look at the vulgarity of the leftists. Please

  10. Dude of way back when

    Dude of way back whenپیش 5 ساعت

    trump's mind is on vacation and his mouth is working overtime. Big nod to Mose Allison

  11. Carolyn Ansley

    Carolyn Ansleyپیش 5 ساعت

    seems like you're so educated and you can talk so proper how come you're not the president of the United States and as far as narcissistic you have no idea what a real narcissistic person is like

  12. Ron Donofrio

    Ron Donofrioپیش 7 ساعت

    Buddy Hackett and Jackie Mason are now incredibly fluid to me

  13. History High with Lisa Marrie

    History High with Lisa Marrieپیش 9 ساعت

    He can barely construct a sentence. I've heard 6th graders with a larger vocabulary.

  14. Mankan569

    Mankan569پیش 9 ساعت

    RBNA = Requsted Brain Not Available

  15. Claire Candy

    Claire Candyپیش 9 ساعت

    He's a complete narcissist

  16. Claire Candy

    Claire Candyپیش 9 ساعت

    He has no vocabulary!! That's the bottom liar. He's so dumb... It's really unbelievable.

  17. bloodgrace t

    bloodgrace tپیش 10 ساعت

    We've never had an American public so ignorant and incapable of thinking as the one we have now. Maybe the president is speak at a level where they are at. The rate at which this news media outlet seeks out Anti-Trump pundits is staggering, there is no place the MSDNC will not go to, there is no silly or bombastic trick they will not use. Here, a Columbia professor takes his time to criticize the President for something that at the end of the day means very little. I wonder what the professor would say at Biden's comments of late? You can bet the MSDNC would only promote praise for Biden's rambling chatter who is obviously suffering from age and dementia.

  18. ob08

    ob08پیش 10 ساعت

    Msnbc is a pathetic joke...

  19. R M

    R Mپیش 12 ساعت

    Whatever he talks like, it's a lot better than trying to stifle free speech through "words that hurt" weakness.... Trump may say bad things, but, they are true bad things...

  20. Zaidi Ademeit

    Zaidi Ademeitپیش 13 ساعت

    I wonder about the people who works for him, the people who are standing behind him when you see him on the news. Most of them are vastly more educated than their Commander-in-Chief, so they should know better--that they're listening to someone who lacks the intelligence of their 7 year old child or grandchild; yet their facial expressions belies little of this. Therefore, I can only surmise 3 things they would belie their "type", and justify their support of this maniac: 1) The Savior--I know he's unqualified for office, but this is the reality; and I'm here to protect the country from this fool; 2) The Opportunist-I'm just doing my job. I don't care if the President is a fool or not, I'm only looking out for me; or me and my family, that is; 3)The Fool--He's "The Greatest!!!"

  21. Globe255

    Globe255پیش 13 ساعت

    Worth notice, the 2017-2018 influenza season in the U.S had a death toll around 95,000.

  22. Xxx YZ

    Xxx YZپیش 5 ساعت

    Not true

  23. Elaine King

    Elaine Kingپیش 16 ساعت


  24. Kim Sherlock

    Kim Sherlockپیش 18 ساعت

    So are you gracious of your democracy when even your voted in you importance in dialogue to see nothing Else. The Brazilian government is destroying Ecosystems and Humans taking away the lungs of this Surface World, yet you see Donald Duck.

  25. Genesis 11:9

    Genesis 11:9پیش 18 ساعت

    Sadly, I must agree although I support him. Trump's personality has always struck me as classical "frat boy". That does not in any way disqualify him, but it does explain his seeming inability to rise above the common trash that makes up most of the American population.

  26. carmen castro

    carmen castroپیش 21 ساعت

    all this is a bs the precident is do i goog job stop all this /bs

  27. Tone.E Compton

    Tone.E Comptonپیش روز

    Trump wouldn't understand half the words this guy said

  28. W G

    W Gپیش روز


  29. Xxx YZ

    Xxx YZپیش 5 ساعت

    Still waiting for trump to provide his tax returns. And trump inherited his welfare.

  30. Matt McFaul

    Matt McFaulپیش روز

    funny how these Trump supporters call this Fake News, yet they come here to watch these videos and click the thumbs down. Scary how blind some people are :-/

  31. linda handley

    linda handleyپیش روز

    Nice try MSNBC!!! Is that all you got??? He's WINNING and getting the job done that a dem could only dream of!!! LOL!!! Jealous much???

  32. linda handley

    linda handleyپیش 3 ساعت

    @X, we'll see about that. Y'all said he'd never win the first time.

  33. Xxx YZ

    Xxx YZپیش 5 ساعت

    He will be a one time president. The only way Bonespurs will win is by fraud.

  34. grindupBaker

    grindupBakerپیش روز

    It might be going backwards like Benjamin Button, so started Oddly Adolescent a few years back and is moving to Oddly Toddler.

  35. Mr. BLACKMAN

    Mr. BLACKMANپیش روز

    Whites are ALWAYS allowed to be subpar in EVERYTHING! If you an intelligent black person, they want to see your birth certificate & education transcripts..

  36. Jeff Taylor

    Jeff Taylorپیش روز

    MSNBC is fake news and should only be watched when you want to identify what journalism isn’t.

  37. John Ingram

    John Ingramپیش روز

    There are different forms of adolescent behaviour , look at this whole video for an example of one way .

  38. Bert Trujillo

    Bert Trujilloپیش روز

    " He learned nothing in school " Yeah right ! He has become a billionaire, employed thousands, and become the leader of the free world. You might not like him, but for you to insinuate that he is dumb shows your ignorance. Fake News !

  39. Bert Trujillo

    Bert Trujilloپیش 4 ساعت

    @Xxx YZ Your ignorance is staggering.... 1. Explain to me how he is a fraud.... Give specifics..... 2. Very few of his businesses have failed.... He had to pull his casinos out of Atlantic city because of lack of business just like all the other corporations there. what do you want him to do, keep them open and take a loss. Also be reminded that 80% of all companies fail within 3 years. he has employed way more than he has cut. 3. there is a international flight ban and all hotels are closed, so your misinformed about anyone in his hotels..... He has done more for the economy than any President. He has brought more jobs back to the USA than you can count. While the Dems do nothing but outsource all our jobs to other countries. Come November not only will he get REelected your going to see some of the left in jail. Instead of talking trash about Trump, think about the lives lost in Benghazi and who's behind that...... people can always get another job but coming back from the dead tends to be a little harder. Watch the movie "13 Days" and i bet you change your mind about who your voting for.

  40. Xxx YZ

    Xxx YZپیش 5 ساعت

    Trump inherited his wealth. He is a fraud and most of his businesses have gone bankrupt. He is using federal money to keep his hotels running because the Saudi's are booking entire floors out at his NY hotel when there are better hotels in the city. When the Republicans r booted out of office in November l hope the Democrats come for them, one by one.

  41. Clinton Dembinsky

    Clinton Dembinskyپیش روز

    If this is the kind of untruths about President Trump that you hear, it is no wonder that you do not know that he had .done for more for the USA than the last Four presidents could do

  42. bruce berry

    bruce berryپیش روز

    Take another liberal MSLSD hit losers!! You're going to need it come Nov. 2020!! Sleepy Joe Biden is going down!!!

  43. Ignatius J. Reilly

    Ignatius J. Reillyپیش روز

    He has been in arrested development since childhood. And has always been a really, really dumb bully.

  44. Lightnin Hopkins

    Lightnin Hopkinsپیش روز

    Trump makes George W. Bush sound well wait a minute, neither of them could speak.

  45. Arizona us

    Arizona usپیش روز

    DJT are a good working president 🇺🇸🇺🇸

  46. lisa evers

    lisa eversپیش روز

    Attention my fellow Americans: I don't care if you love Trump, or despise him. I don't care if you agree with his policies or not. I really don't. I'm not a Trump fan, but at the same time, I never 'bash' Trump or his supporters. I understand that there are a wide multitude of reasons why some may like or 'prefer' Trump over other candidates or parties. Not all Trump supporters can or should be lumped together as being all this or that... Having said that, I'd like to ask Trump supporters to consider one thing....something that has nothing to do with Trump's policies... Can we not all agree that Trump's PERSONALITY....not his policies...but that his PERSONALITY is extremely problematic, especially for someone who is in the position of Leader of the United States? There is no denying he is INdecisive and wishy-washy (constantly changing 'decisions' he may just the day before).... he is emotionally immature (look at all the time he spends on Twitter, essentially having 'temper tantrums').... he is a bully (anyone who is a member of the White House team and beyond, and where he has the power to fire them....if he has a big disagreement with that person, they will then be FIRED). Have we ever seen such a 'circus' or rotating cast of various White House employees? He is alienating. How many other world governments, and global organizations, are we no longer friends longer a part of? He is divisive. Has this country ever been so divided? So again...I implore any people who previously voted for Trump, to RETHINK very carefully. Do you really want to vote again, for such a person...for a personality type that is the MOST DANGEROUS to lead a country? Again, I have nothing against Republicans or Conservatives. You have your own reasons to vote the way you do. But Trump is and HAS been a danger, not only to this country, but the entire world order. An immature, insecure, alienating, divisive, vindictive bully is the LAST person you want as your leader. Thank you for your consideration!

  47. hassan Doukkali

    hassan Doukkaliپیش روز

    if a person have an authorithy this person must explain this by card or uniform and not boxing hard a sample person pressed to go to wc quickly !

  48. Kimberly Lewis

    Kimberly Lewisپیش روز


  49. Farida Bouzid

    Farida Bouzidپیش روز

  50. Robert Gagne

    Robert Gagneپیش روز

    I have long held the belief that Trump really might be descending into madness, and that his loyal lapdogs just don't want anybody to notice. America is in huge trouble, and their leader is probably going nuts...

  51. DarkPinayLover

    DarkPinayLoverپیش روز

    Our chief loves to shoot off his dirty mouth. I wish I could

  52. DarkPinayLover

    DarkPinayLoverپیش روز

    I'm not a bed president I'm not dirty to the core believe me please believe me we'll any body believe me? No

  53. DarkPinayLover

    DarkPinayLoverپیش روز

    He paid to get himself through Wharton Or his dad did The only things he knows about business are dirty He knows how to grease palms and manipulate people Not my president Hes not my president Dirty a** bastar

  54. DarkPinayLover

    DarkPinayLoverپیش روز


  55. C Sharp

    C Sharpپیش روز

    actions speak louder than words..

  56. Weston Junior

    Weston Juniorپیش روز

    Trump sounds like an unsharpened tool whenever he opens his mouth. He can't communicate like an adult. He's unbearable to listen to.

  57. Lees706

    Lees706پیش 2 روز

    The Fake News will never get it. The way Trump speaks and expresses himself is the reason he was elected President.

  58. Marko Goldman

    Marko Goldmanپیش 2 روز

    When u said he has a PHD,are you talking about PUBLIC HIGH School DIPLOMA?

  59. martyjanderson

    martyjandersonپیش 2 روز

    Great that msnbc has a guy that made up stories on the air still.

  60. Joan Clawson

    Joan Clawsonپیش 2 روز

    He should have been made to take an IQ test before being aloud to run off office. He is an insult to the education he “learned” in any of the schools or universities he supposedly attended.

  61. HotRod Mama49

    HotRod Mama49پیش 2 روز

    He talks like a playground bully and acts like an 11 year old spoiled brat.

  62. R M

    R Mپیش 5 ساعت

    @Noel :D

  63. Noel :D

    Noel :Dپیش 6 ساعت

    @R M why don't you grow some morals and manners? If psychologists are saying "Trump's way of presentation is inadequate, immature, and demeaning" through tried and true methods, then it is fact. And even a blind person could see that

  64. R M

    R Mپیش 12 ساعت

    Spoken like a true "scream at the sky" weak leftist.... Grow a backbone...

  65. Simon Frampton

    Simon Framptonپیش 2 روز

    These paps will say and do anything to get money this interview is total garbage ,ex means a has been and spurts a big drip 💩💩👎👎👅

  66. Olwen Morgan

    Olwen Morganپیش 2 روز

    Trunt: A turkey with a severe sore throat would be more articulate.

  67. Self True

    Self Trueپیش 2 روز

    This purports to be news from a news source? If you believe that, you are entirely delusional.

  68. Jacques de Wet

    Jacques de Wetپیش 2 روز

    The Trump bashers - will they ever relent?

  69. Daniel Hogan

    Daniel Hoganپیش 2 روز

    I read the below comments and all I have to say is,"Please produce your Democrat (?) President who is any better. The Democrat Party now has Joe Biden running for President. Think about THAT!

  70. Ian G

    Ian Gپیش 3 روز

    Does America need a smooth-talking liar like Obama or a straight shooter like Trump? According to this channel - the former? Time to switch the channel...

  71. Sailor Man

    Sailor Manپیش 3 روز

    Trump is an embarrassment to the human race - why has no one assassinated him yet and done the world a favor?

  72. linda handley

    linda handleyپیش روز

    You can go to jail for that.

  73. Charles McGehee

    Charles McGeheeپیش 3 روز

    It is May 2020 now. If only you 2 were having this conversation now.

  74. Your sister is ugly Bro

    Your sister is ugly Broپیش 3 روز

    Another word: Trump is one dumb mother fucka Lmaooooo

  75. Victor Selve

    Victor Selveپیش 3 روز

    What does he mean when he says words?

  76. Mark Klein

    Mark Kleinپیش 3 روز

    Not like an imbecile, he is an imbecile.

  77. Tigran Ohanyan

    Tigran Ohanyanپیش 3 روز

    Baden with former Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko stole 150 billion dollars during Poroshenko presidency. How about that MSNBC? Why you don't discuss that? It's a shame. Biden is a criminal.

  78. Energy Vibes

    Energy Vibesپیش 3 روز

    Interviewer Donald Trump is quick to say he's been to the best schools... the funny part is the way John McWhorter says "and he learnt nothing in them" lmao 😂😂😂 "the chief doesn't get up and just run his mouth ours does" LOL 👏🏾👏🏾😂😂😂

  79. Edward Szczepanski

    Edward Szczepanskiپیش 3 روز

    john Mcwhorter is the IMBECILE...DUNCE NINCOMPOOP

  80. MsCjwoody

    MsCjwoodyپیش 3 روز

    " Take your stand and UNTRUMP IN NOVEMBER! "

  81. Prometheus

    Prometheusپیش 3 روز

    oh, i am happy to be a german with all my rights and all subjecst to liability ))

  82. Prometheus

    Prometheusپیش 3 روز are a wonderful people but you will not fightt ...

  83. Prometheus

    Prometheusپیش 3 روز

    president says it is a normal virus... bolsonaro the leader of brasil is talkin the same and leader of belarus also .. it is nothing.. ((

  84. Prometheus

    Prometheusپیش 3 روز

    germans are better than americans...why the ams are not preperated for these extraordinary times .))))))))))))))))))))))

  85. Prometheus

    Prometheusپیش 3 روز

    so americans hits around the bushes... no way the germans, stop (

  86. Prometheus

    Prometheusپیش 3 روز

    in german the name trump is known as a stupid will shout all out .. ) .. so good this one is out of germany haha

  87. william gordon

    william gordonپیش 3 روز

    I'd love for john mcwhorter to sit in on a presidential meeting and tell us all if president trump still dumbs it down

  88. william gordon

    william gordonپیش 3 روز

    John mcwhorter may say what he will but at the end of the day Donald Trump has alot more to show for 10× folds

  89. Andrew Creed

    Andrew Creedپیش 3 روز

    He's a cunning linguist!

  90. Joe

    Joeپیش 3 روز

    This is so silly. So, you are saying that by using complex vocabulary, it makes you intelligent? This is why so many politicians fool the world. So, what if I am dyslexic? Does that stop me from making sound decisions. Imbeciles!, by the way, I am not a fan of Trump at all, I am not even American.

  91. blackswangreen

    blackswangreenپیش 3 روز

    Fooling the world, or at least part of the world, is what Trump is so very good at, mainly fooling people who are just as dumb as he is. Trump is what happens when someone who hasn't read a book in his life becomes the most listened-to orator in the world. People who actually analyze what he says know that the emperor wears no clothes, which is basically what this linguist is trying to demonstrate.