'Be best!': Internet unloads on Trump after he calls Rex Tillerson 'dumb as a rock' and 'lazy as hell'

Donald Trump on Friday reacted to an interview where is former secretary of state described having to stop the president from violating the law.

Donald Trump on Friday responded to a recent interview with Rex Tillerson, during which the former secretary of state described frequently having to stop the president from violating the law

In a Thursday interview with CBS News’ Bob Schieffer, Tillerson said he believes Trump “grew tired” of his secretary of state telling him not to break the law.

“I’d have to say to him, ‘Mr. President, I understand what you wanna do, but you can’t do it that way. It violates the law, it violates treaty.’ He got really frustrated,” Tillerson said. “I think he grew tired of me being the guy who told him, ‘You can’t do that.’”

“What’s challenging for me ... is to go to work for a man who is pretty undisciplined, doesn’t like to read, doesn’t read briefing reports, doesn’t like to get into the details of a lot of things,” he continued. “We are starkly different in our styles, we did not have a common value system.”

Trump’s tweet was in stark contrast with former posts about Tillerson.

The internet on Friday reacted swiftly to Trump’s remark:

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Elizabeth Preza is the Managing Editor of AlterNet. Follow her on Twitter @lizacisms.