Excellent analysis of Trump’s mindset, or lack thereof. Anyone seriously trying to “figure him out” (i.e. the media) is engaging in a fool’s errand. The man relishes in confounding observers because he himself doesn’t know what he’ll do or say from one minute to the next. Megalomaniacs are consumed with self-import and thrive on exploiting the opportunity of the moment. They are the antithesis of deep, rational thought; and, for that reason, deserve no substantive consideration of their rhetorical ramblings.
Another day, another con.
Agent Orange issued an “explanatory” tweet yesterday:
Ratings challenged @CNN reports so seriously that I call President Obama (and Clinton) “the founder” of ISIS, & MVP. THEY DON’T GET SARCASM?
And our journalists proceeded to discuss in earnest any possible differences between “jokes” and “sarcasm,” continued to wonder why Trump does not seem to be interested in “pivoting,” and engaged in mind-numbingly pointless “debates” with Trump’s thuggish surrogates whose job is to translate Trumpese into English by insisting that black is white and up is down, and anyone who does not believe so is itching for a fight. And they are all too happy to oblige.
This sordid spectacle boggles the mind more and more as our media types refuse to acknowledge the reality of the man’s apparent character defect. They seem to have come to terms, as much as that’s possible, with…
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