Mensa offers to hold Trump-Tillerson IQ showdown

The nonprofit organization of high-IQ holders jumped at the chance to grab headlines after the president joked that his test results would be higher than the secretary of state’s.

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Mensa recently showed PR pros how to grab their 15 minutes in the spotlight.

The organization of certified geniuses announced this week that it would host an IQ test for President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

The organization’s opportunistic move comes after NBC News reported that Tillerson called Trump a “moron.”

On Oct. 4, NBC News reported:

The tensions came to a head around the time President Donald Trump delivered a politicized speech in late July to the Boy Scouts of America, an organization Tillerson once led, the officials said.

Just days earlier, Tillerson had openly disparaged the president, referring to him as a “moron,” after a July 20 meeting at the Pentagon with members of Trump’s national security team and Cabinet officials, according to three officials familiar with the incident.

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