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kpete

(72,271 posts)
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 09:42 AM Apr 2018

Brennan to Trump: "Your self adoration is disgraceful"

I served 6 Presidents, 3 Rs & 3Ds. I directly supported Clinton, Bush 43, and Obama. While I didn't agree with all their policy choices, I admired and respected all of them, as they put country above their personal interests. Not so with you, as your self adoration is disgraceful



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Brennan to Trump: "Your self adoration is disgraceful" (Original Post) kpete Apr 2018 OP
So pathetically needy. What did his daddy do to him. n/t ginnyinWI Apr 2018 #1
W has father issues too. Invaded Iraq to prove he could go one better than his pappy. . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Apr 2018 #2
Agree. Don't see 43 zentrum Apr 2018 #16
donnie seems to want not fooled Apr 2018 #24
Yup. zentrum Apr 2018 #30
I suspect daddy said, "You're a disgrace to the family name." tclambert Apr 2018 #18
Does a really decent human being, with talent and gifts have to tout it all the time? BoneyardDem Apr 2018 #19
Extremely FRAGILE self adoration William Seger Apr 2018 #3
In the fragility lies the danger ChubbyStar Apr 2018 #7
(((((((((Chubby)))))))))))) Zoonart Apr 2018 #26
President Obama has a healthy sense of self-esteem-- ailsagirl Apr 2018 #4
Obama also had a scholarly intelligence. tRump has nothing. He's just a con in an expensive suit. Texin Apr 2018 #11
EXTREMELY intelligent!! ailsagirl Apr 2018 #15
He admired and respected Bush 43? oberliner Apr 2018 #5
President Cheney was the one who told him to invade the wrong county. 40RatRod Apr 2018 #8
I thought he wanted to avenge his daddy and go after Saddam oberliner Apr 2018 #13
That was the carrot. snort Apr 2018 #17
His willingness to carry a grudge to the nth degree is another charming trait of this Grammy23 Apr 2018 #6
I find him to be the most pathetic figure in World History, maybe EVER... Moostache Apr 2018 #12
which is why when Obama roasted him at that dinner-- ginnyinWI Apr 2018 #28
i was hoping he would figure out he is not dictator and quit. like all his failures before, Kurt V. Apr 2018 #9
Trump told us he has the smartest brain left-of-center2012 Apr 2018 #10
This is unbelievable -- Former IC and other high level RandomAccess Apr 2018 #14
Yep. MariaCSR Apr 2018 #20
And he wasn't exactly gentle about it either RandomAccess Apr 2018 #22
Trump is an egotistical low self-esteem racist bully Angry Dragon Apr 2018 #21
And, just look at the idiot he's Cha Apr 2018 #23
He's a total disgrace, period. ailsagirl Apr 2018 #25
Aloha, ailsagirl! Cha Apr 2018 #27
I always felt like 43 fooled himself about his motives. summer_in_TX Apr 2018 #29

zentrum

(9,866 posts)
16. Agree. Don't see 43
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 02:16 PM
Apr 2018

…..at all as putting country before self. His popularity was flagging and he wanted to be a "War President" to save it all. One of the worst, most tragic, never ending bungles of foreign policiy ever, instigated by Haliburton/Cheney and okayed by Daddy-do-you-approve-me-now-George.

not fooled

(5,858 posts)
24. donnie seems to want
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 04:42 PM
Apr 2018

to leave a similar smoking pile of wreckage as w with Iraq. Except this one will be in the U.S.

tclambert

(11,091 posts)
18. I suspect daddy said, "You're a disgrace to the family name."
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 02:46 PM
Apr 2018

And that's why he slaps the family name on everything he can, symbolically saying, "See, daddy? No so disgraceful now, huh?"

 

BoneyardDem

(1,202 posts)
19. Does a really decent human being, with talent and gifts have to tout it all the time?
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 02:57 PM
Apr 2018

...I think you may have hit on something there. Daddy didn't notice Trump even existed, unless Trump made self congratulatory noises. I think Trump confuses that self congratulatory yammering, with the assumption that he is speaking the minds of those he's talking to and "making" others notice and love him.

William Seger

(10,841 posts)
3. Extremely FRAGILE self adoration
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 11:11 AM
Apr 2018

The problem with narcissists isn't the size of of their bloated egos; it's the fragility -- the incessant need for positive feedback that people are buying the act, and the petty vindictiveness at any offense.

ChubbyStar

(3,191 posts)
7. In the fragility lies the danger
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 11:52 AM
Apr 2018

If you have ever encountered one of these damaged freaks, you will understand completely. 16 years after the first blow from one I am still scarred.

Zoonart

(12,173 posts)
26. (((((((((Chubby))))))))))))
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 06:47 PM
Apr 2018

Been there, done that. Eight years for me. It comes rushing back in an instant.
Damaged freaks...says it all.

ailsagirl

(23,052 posts)
4. President Obama has a healthy sense of self-esteem--
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 11:40 AM
Apr 2018

along with a tremendous amount of dignity and humility. What dump has is some sort of sickness. It's twisted and ugly and very destructive.

ailsagirl

(23,052 posts)
15. EXTREMELY intelligent!!
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 01:55 PM
Apr 2018

"sigh"

And dump doesn't even look good in the suit, regardless of the price!!

 

oberliner

(58,724 posts)
5. He admired and respected Bush 43?
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 11:42 AM
Apr 2018

How did Bush put country above his personal interests? Seems to me he did the opposite of that.

Grammy23

(5,847 posts)
6. His willingness to carry a grudge to the nth degree is another charming trait of this
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 11:45 AM
Apr 2018

Dictator-Wannabee. No slight, insult or jab is ever left to wither and fade away. No! He gathers them up in his gunny sack of sorrow to carry around like treasure to pull out and relive — again and again. Instead of hearing the criticism and considering if it has merit (and much of the criticism he has received in his life is right on target), he rejects it, considers it an insult and the person’s name goes on his sh*t list for life. He is everything we don’t want in a leader and he lacks everything we do want in our leaders.

Moostache

(9,967 posts)
12. I find him to be the most pathetic figure in World History, maybe EVER...
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 12:41 PM
Apr 2018

Trump is the classic insecure bully. He cannot enjoy anything in his life because he lives in constant terror of being exposed for exactly what he is - an idiot with no self-esteem than must rage and scream at the wind to appear "strong".

He is weak.
He is stupid.
He is insecure.
He is worthless to humanity.
He is pathetic.

The sooner he dies, the better off the planet and the species Homo Sapiens will be...

ginnyinWI

(17,276 posts)
28. which is why when Obama roasted him at that dinner--
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 11:30 PM
Apr 2018

he couldn't take it. Sh*t list for life is right.

Kurt V.

(5,624 posts)
9. i was hoping he would figure out he is not dictator and quit. like all his failures before,
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 12:26 PM
Apr 2018

he would just walk away leaving others to clean up his mess. but with the Mueller probe he can't now.

left-of-center2012

(34,195 posts)
10. Trump told us he has the smartest brain
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 12:27 PM
Apr 2018

He just never told us whose brain it is,
and if he keeps it in a jar.

 

RandomAccess

(5,210 posts)
14. This is unbelievable -- Former IC and other high level
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 01:16 PM
Apr 2018

public servants DO NOT GO PUBLIC with their criticisms like this, as a rule. This poor man has obviously reached his last fuck to give.

summer_in_TX

(2,867 posts)
29. I always felt like 43 fooled himself about his motives.
Thu Apr 5, 2018, 11:32 PM
Apr 2018

He thought he had better motives than he had and thought he was a better person than he was. At least that was my take.

When push came to shove though, he refused all Cheney's pressure to pardon Scooter Libby. So in that way Brennan isn't completely wrong.

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