It’s a lot of fun to work with Donald Trump!

Any Functioning Adult

“Everybody wants it badly, as you can imagine. A lot of people want the job — it’s a great job. It’s great because it’s a lot of fun to work with Donald Trump. It’s very easy actually to work with me. You know why it’s easy? Because I make all the decisions. They don’t have to work.” – Donald Trump talking about, what else, Donald Trump and the National Security Adviser job 9-12-19

This certainly won’t come as a big surprise but Donald Trump loves him some Donald Trump. In fact, Donald Trump’s favorite topic in the whole wide world is, you guessed it, Donald Trump. And why not, in Donald Trumps’ mind we should all aspire to be him, smart, successful, good looking, orange…..yes, Donald Trump, at least according to Donald Trump, is the gold standard in the human race as are three of his five children. He can’t remember the names of his other two children but if he could they would probably be the gold standard too.

Illeism is the act of referring to oneself in the third person instead of the first person. As you would imagine, Psychiatrists and Psychologist don’t think Illeism is a stable trait in individuals. Many believe Illeism signals a number of personality quirks in a person, none of them good: A stunted intellect, the presence of psychotic personality disorders, and rampant egoism. What do you think, sound like anyone we know?

Despite this diagnoses when I read The Donald’s statement above I see something else, something much more terrifying, delusion. This narcissistic blowhard is convinced that people are lining up outside the doors of the White House to come work “For” not “With” him. The question I have is does he really believe this shit or is someone like Kellyanne Conway telling him it’s true? Worst of all, Trump is attempting to convince the rest of the world of this delusional fact. It’s simply not true, not even close and the numbers prove it. But here’s the thing, we are no longer dealing with truths just fantasy, the fantasies Trump creates under that dead squirrel he calls hair, and his base and the Republicans live, die and defend these fantasies every single day.

There is little doubt in my mind that Trump is mentally ill. I don’t think he was mentally fit when he was elected and after three years of watching him, listening to him, and reading the asinine shit he writes I believe his mental state has deteriorated dramatically. So why do all of these white people and fat cat Republicans still support this mad man? What do they see, what do they believe that 60% of us don’t? Is being old, fat, rich, orange and Republican simply enough for them? Looks like it.

“Power not only corrupts but also magnifies existing psychopathologies, even as it creates new ones. Fostered by the flattery of underlings and the chants of crowds, a political leader’s grandiosity may morph into grotesque delusions of grandeur. Sociopathic traits may be amplified as the leader discovers that he can violate the norms of civil society and even commit crimes with impunity. And the leader who rules through fear, lies, and betrayal may become increasingly isolated and paranoid, as the loyalty of even his closest confidants must forever be suspect.” – Bandy X Lee, The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President       

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I am a frustrated writer and poet waiting to be discovered. A stand-up philosopher performing on a street corner near you. A Christian with questions but I don’t want to hear your answers. A Buddhist with a bumper sticker on my truck to prove it. A collector of quotes. A grower of lettuce. The Patron Saint of earthworms who name their children after me. A cyclist whose big ass strains the seams of his Lycra bibs. I am American by birth, Southern by the grace of God. My goal in life is to leave an imprint on the lives of the people I love not a footprint on the earth. I am a son, a husband, a father composed of 65%-Oxygen, 18%-Carbon, 10%-Hydrogen, 3%-Nitrogen, 3%-Diet Coke and 1%-Oreo.
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9 Responses to It’s a lot of fun to work with Donald Trump!

  1. When Jerry Lee Lewis refers to himself in the third person, it’s charming. When Donald Trump does it, it’s horrifying. Jerry Lee is many things, but a psychopath is *not* one of them … and therein lies the difference.

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  2. I’d love to ask all his ex-employees how fun he was to work with, but they’d probably all lie about it.

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  3. Nan says:

    And now he claims his “orangeness” is because of energy-efficient light bulbs!

    Liked by 3 people

  4. Reblogged this on SherrieMiranda1 and commented:
    If nothing else, read the last paragraph. We must end this charade before we lose any sense of Democracy in this country!

    Liked by 1 person

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