Over the course of Donald Trump’s first term as President, we have heard our fair share of cockamamy theories regarding the Commander in Chief, with the most virulent versions of these fantastical stories coming from his most ardent opponents.
A number of medical “professionals” have provided long-distance diagnoses of Trump, claiming that the President is suffering from a myriad of issues. Narcissism, an addiction to diet pills, and even the early stages of dementia have all been proffered as possible afflictions affecting No. 45.
Marianne Williamson, a spiritual guru who was running for the 2020 Democratic nomination said at one point that Trump was himself a “dark psychic force” affecting our nation.
The latest attempt to define The Donald comes to us from, predictably, CNN.
CNN White House correspondent John Harwood said President Donald Trump’s “dark” White House speech on Thursday revealed the president was in “deep psychological distress.”
Harwood said, “This was a very disturbing tableau for the country. It was dark because he’s made clear that his mind is dark. This is somebody in deep psychological distress right now. Self-pitying, insecure, angry.”
He continued, “With Donald Trump, if he did it, it’s not wrong. He doesn’t recognize abstract concepts like right and wrong, like morality or immorality, like true or false, he recognizes what is good for him in the moment. And what has happened … what Mitt Romney has done by casting that vote, what Nancy Pelosi has done, has felt very, very unpleasant to him.”
Of course, if this were true, Donald Trump certainly hasn’t been showing it.
The President today gave a speech condemning the attacks against him, and seemed to be in genuinely good spirits while doing so.