That Ego Obsessed Fool In The White House

When a person is a poisoner of their own ego they end up in the vice grip of anger and paranoia, always ranting and raving about some unfairness that they see directed at them. As anyone with the slightest familiarity with basic human psychology knows they become projectors of their own worst characteristics on others, sort of a relief value against going full bore nuts I suppose.

Such a person like President Trump, because he is a prisoner of his ego, is devoid of both objectivity and self-awareness, which to thoughtful folks who have managed to tell a potential obsessive ego to take a hike and instead have embraced objectivity and a wide curiosity about life, his ways are as clear as day. Sometimes for others like him, they are drawn to him like that good old moth to a flame. Yet there are others who, seeing themselves in him, reject such a fear by generating an intense hatred for the man.

Indeed, when a man of this nature is more than six-foot one and in excess of two hundred and forty pound and a natural bully that commands the world’s largest military machine, he generates a lot of fear around the world and at home. Now add to his shortcomings a federal investigation and institutions, with norms and ideals far exceeding his own juvenile delinquent constitution, acting as mirrors reflecting back upon him his evil ways, we have an explosive mix not less than humanity has ever before witnessed. No wonder Republicans and everyone else are terrified of him, which of course flatters his reptilian brain just fine.

Now this of course begs the question, just how much insanity in the White House is his own party willing to tolerate, as this most toxic and outright dangerous man is allowed to ruin our nation and threaten the world in the worst possible ways. So I guess because his oh so fragile, but iron grip ego of self destruction and national destruction, is clearly beyond fixable, so I guess the plan is just to stick our heads between our legs and kiss our butts goodbye. Sweet dreams all.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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