Trump Has Only One Supper Defense Nonstop Malicious Offense

Like all ruthless, lying bullies, Trump is a total believer in the strategy that the best defense is an unrelenting offense. It is the ultimate version of what psychologist call deflection. In other words take your worst characteristics and smear your opponents as possessing them in spades. At worst the strategy usually brings down one’s opponent, as being at least no better than one’s self, with the added benefit of one being seen as the alpha dog of the two.

And because of what may be considered faulty wiring, unsophisticated humans seem to instinctively gravitate to the most dominant personality.

Indeed, once driven to defense one is made to look weak. Thus Trump avoids anything remotely appearing to be an apology like the plague, and neither does he ever admit to having flaws. His mantra is something akin to I possess divine insight and strength.

Meanwhile, Hillary is being bounded around like a Ping-Pong ball in a hurricane. It is all so very primitive.

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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