One of the most frightening things about your true nerd, for may people, is not that he's socially inept - because everybody's been there - but rather his complete lack of embarrassment about it.
The difference between ignorant and educated people is that the latter know more facts. But that has nothing to do with whether they are stupid or intelligent.
The difference between stupid and intelligent people - and this is true whether or not they are well-educated - is that intelligent people can handle subtlety.
It might interest you to know that our state is tired of being used as a chemical toilet so that people in Utah can have plastic lawn furniture. I can't believe an assistant attorney general came right out and said that. Well, I wouldn't say it in public.
This isn't the first. People have been making malware that does this for a few years now. There's a word for it: 'ransomware.
Don Donald was clearly accustomed to addressing people whose only way of responding was to nod worshipfully and take notes. He did not, in other words, leave a lot of breaks in his testimony to allow for discussion. For the moment, that was fine, since it made it easier for Richard to drink.