I wrote ‘The Art of the Deal’ with Trump. His self-sabotage is rooted in his past. - The Washington Post


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But the reassurance he got from even his biggest achievements was always ephemeral and unreliable — and that appears to include being elected president. Any addiction has a predictable pattern: The addict keeps chasing the high by upping the ante in an increasingly futile attempt to re-create the desired state. On the face of it, Trump has more opportunities now to feel significant and accomplished than almost any other human being on the planet. But that’s like saying a heroin addict has his problem licked once he has free and continuous access to the drug. Trump also now has a far bigger and more public stage on which to fail and to feel unworthy.
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9 weeks ago by redlunate
The president's behavior, explained.
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9 weeks ago by kangas
President Trump’s behavior hasn’t changed in decades. It probably never will. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Why does President Trump behave in the…
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9 weeks ago by timwburch
Perspective | I wrote ‘The Art of the Deal’ with Trump. His self-sabotage is rooted in his past. via
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9 weeks ago by joshd
President Trump’s behavior hasn’t changed in decades. It probably never will. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Why does Donald Trump behave in the dangerous…
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9 weeks ago by johnrclark
One day, a lone figure in an irradiated wasteland will dig up a sled emblazoned 'Rosebud' https://t.co/qEtwt51dH5
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9 weeks ago by tobym
One day, a lone figure in an irradiated wasteland will dig up a sled emblazoned 'Rosebud'
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9 weeks ago by briantrice
President Trump’s behavior hasn’t changed in decades. It probably never will. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Why does Donald Trump behave in the dangerous…
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9 weeks ago by jrdodds
President Trump’s behavior hasn’t changed in decades. It probably never will. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Why does Donald Trump behave in the dangerous…
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9 weeks ago by peterwhelan
Favorite tweet: SarahLSmith677

https://t.co/tJZFvVHcq9

— Sarah Smith (@SarahLSmith677) May 17, 2017

http://twitter.com/SarahLSmith677/status/864844713295327232
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9 weeks ago by tswaterman
"The more he feels at the mercy of forces he cannot control..the more resentful, desperate and impulsive he becomes"
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9 weeks ago by jameswagner
"The image I had of Trump was that of a black hole."
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9 weeks ago by macloo