Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Elect a megalomaniac

I'm going to post a series of quotes by Donald Trump. If Trump truly believes half the things he says about himself and others, he's a delusional megalomaniac. 

All of these except for the last two come from this article:

The final two quotes come from this article: 


There may be no other apartment in the world like it.

I show [my] apartment to very few people. Presidents. Kings.

Probably the most beautiful yacht ever built.

Don't let the brevity of these passages prevent you from savoring the profundity of the advice you are about to receive.

Let's say I was worth $10. People would say, 'Who the [expletive] are you?' You understand? They know my statement. Fortune. My book, The Art of the Deal, based on my fortune. If I didn't make a fortune, who the [expletive] is going to buy The Art of the Deal? That's why they watched The Apprentice, because of my great success.

Even though I refused to pay a ridiculous price for the Buffalo Bills, I would have produced a winner. Now that won't happen.

I would build a wall like nobody can build a wall.

I like to think of Chicago as something that I got built, that is a great monument. It's a great building. It's the second-tallest building in Chicago, and I always say it was better for the people of Chicago than it was for Donald Trump. I got it built. It wasn't financially good for me but it was something that I'm very proud of.

If Hillary Clinton can't satisfy her husband, what makes her think she can satisfy America?

I demanded that they [Bill & Hillary Clinton] be there — they had no choice and that's what's wrong with our country.

With very successful people, we sort of have our own ideas. A lot of people hire consultants. Well, if the consultant's so smart, why aren't they rich? 

Sorry folks, but Donald Trump is far richer and much better looking than dopey @mcuban!

I've won many club championships and I was always the best athlete. But I've won many a club championship. It's something that people don't know unless they are with me and have played with me.

Let people work hard and one day aspire to play golf.

The reason my hair looks so neat all the time is because I don't have to deal with the elements. I live in the building where I work. I take an elevator from my bedroom to my office. The rest of the time, I'm either in my stretch limousine, my private jet, my helicopter, or my private club in Palm Beach Florida [...] If I happen to be outside, I'm probably on one of my golf courses, where I protect my hair from overexposure by wearing a golf hat." (Washington Post)

As everybody knows, but the haters and losers refuse to acknowledge, I do not wear a 'wig.' 

Sorry losers and haters, but my I.Q. is one of the highest — and you all know it! Please don't feel so stupid or insecure, it's not your fault.

Part of the beauty of me is that I'm very rich.

I'm a bit of a P. T. Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.

I'm really rich.

I am a nice person. People that know me like me. Does my family like me? I think so.

@ariannahuff is unattractive both inside and out. I fully understand why her former husband left her for a man — he made a good decision. 

Angelina Jolie is sort of amazing because everyone thinks she's like this great beauty. And I'm not saying she's an unattractive woman, but she's not beauty, by any stretch of the imagination.

I really understand beauty. And I will tell you, she's not — I do own Miss Universe. I do own Miss USA. I mean I own a lot of different things. I do understand beauty, and she's not.

[On whether Kim Kardashian's butt is too big]:

Well, absolutely. It's record-setting. In the old days, they'd say she has a bad body.”

While I can't honestly say I need an 80-foot living room, I get a kick out of having one.

My marriage, it seemed, was the only area of my life in which I was willing to accept something less than perfection.

Romney — I have a Gucci store that's worth more than Romney.

Robert [Pattison] I'm getting a lot of heat for saying you should dump Kristen [Stewart] — but I'm right. If you saw the Miss Universe girls, you would reconsider.

If someone screws you, screw them back.

All of the women on The Apprentice flirted with me — consciously or unconsciously. That's to be expected.

Oftentimes when I was sleeping with one of the top women in the world I would say to myself, thinking about me as a boy from Queens, 'Can you believe what I am getting?

That must be a pretty picture, you dropping to your knees.

If I told the real stories of my experiences with women, often seemingly very happily married and important women, this book would be a guaranteed best-seller.

Beautiful, famous, successful, married -- I've had them all, secretly, the world's biggest names.


  1. How does people not see the problem with his ego?

  2. Though the following doesn't exemplify megalomania, it does show a lack of humility on the part of Trump. According to Trump, he's got a "...great relationship with God."

    When asked whether he had ever asked God for forgiveness, he said, "I am not sure I have...I just go on and try to do a better job from there. I don't think so," he said. "I think if I do something wrong, I think, I just try and make it right. I don't bring God into that picture. I don't."

    He has said, "I like to be good. I don't like to have to ask for forgiveness. And I am good. I don't do a lot of things that are bad. I try to do nothing that is bad."

    Though he's proud to be a Presbyterian, his theology and praxis is definitely not standard conservative Presbyterianism.

  3. I think maybe you're not yet grasping the "Trumpkins" as you've dubbed them; stuff like this is *why* they follow him like a cult.

    He's seen as "ballsy", "can't be pushed around", "his own man". His support is irrationally bound up in the very persona that ought to be morally repugnant to right thinking people.

  4. Class act! A charming piece of work...

    On this side of the drink he is all-too-predictably loathed by swivel-eyed liberals for being a 'conservative' and loved by unthinking 'conservatives' for being a 'straight talker' and, as CR says, 'ballsy'.

    And a word to the wise, Don: a high I.Q. does not guarantee common sense.

  5. If he's so strong and brave, why does he cry like a baby when anyone criticizes him?

    Ditto for his followers.

    The Trump phenomenon is more depressing than the Obama presidency.