This is usually the point in a presidential administration when those of us who voted for a particular President start making excuses for him. The excuses sound like: “He would have done more if he hadn’t had so many forces in Congress arrayed against him,” or, “the economic downturn wasn’t his fault,” or “give the…

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Cowardice is a too-often overlooked characteristic of the narcissist. In the inventory of pathological self-regard it’s frequently forgotten. But really, when you stop to think about it, it’s the most poisonous and destructive and prominent characteristic of the narcissist of all. It’s no accident, therefore, that when an entire political Party descends into narcissism that…

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