Our Narcissist In Chief | HuffPost

the clinical definition of narcissistic personality disorder.”

Using the Mayo Clinic’s formulation, “a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for admiration and a lack of empathy for others,”To now reread the behavioral markers I listed is eerie, for they could serve as a précis for Trump’s first year in office:

An exaggerated sense of self-importance. An unwarranted belief in your own superiority. A preoccupation with fantasies of your own success, power and brilliance. An unreasoning fury at people you perceive as thwarting your wishes or desires. A tendency to act on impulse…

A need to always be right. An inability to tolerate criticism or critics… A compulsion to conform your ever–shifting sense of “reality” to satisfy your inner requirements… A tendency to lie so frequently and routinely that objective truth loses all meaning.”

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