Donald Trump is unraveling in real time

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The narcissism of Donald Trump was recently spotted leaving the stratosphere at the speed of light. There is nothing Donald can’t do, but unfortunately for him, that’s only true in a world that exists in his own head. During the campaign, Trump was fond of saying that he and he alone could fix the problems facing America, even though he never produced a sound idea with any substance to it.

Now that Trump has very few staff left, it looks like he is trying to deliver on his promise – or threat, depending on how you look at it. It may just be that Trump feels that he, and only he, can “run” the country in the way he feels it needs to be run. This just proves what we already know, and that is, Donald Trump does not understand democracy, laws or how to make friends.

Trump’s false sense of grandeur has now landed us here, nearly two weeks into a government shutdown, with no sense of an end in sight. Someday Trump must tell us about his strategy on this one, because at this time no one believes he has one. An agreement had been made, Trump was on board, and then Ann Coulter of all people wall-shamed Trump, and the rest is history. Trump admitted he doesn’t want to look bad, so he won’t back down on the funding for the wall. He knows that he is doing poorly, and he wants to deliver a rare victory for his base. Unfortunately, Trump does not realize that no president with a backbone would ever shut down the government over a perceived slight to his pride.


As if we needed further proof of Donald Trump’s distorted sense of self, he gets dumped by James Mattis and then lies about who broke up with whom. Trump had the gall to say he essentially fired Mattis, which is patently untrue. Just look at Mattis’ resignation letter for evidence to the contrary. Trump didn’t listen to the advice of his Generals on military matters or regarding international diplomacy, and as a result, none of them want to work with him anymore. Then, Trump, never one to disappoint in the entertainment arena, gave us the cherry-on-top of a crap cake when he said he thought he himself would make a good General.

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