We all know that Donald Trump is a big orange baby who has a few screws loose and is forever seeking the validation he never got from his old man from bloodthirsty dictators, but hearing someone from his own family who is a clinical psychologist, like his niece Mary Trump, talk openly to a great interviewer like Stephen Colbert about her uncle’s many shortcomings, his “sociopathic tendencies,” and his cognitive tests is chilling yet gripping television.
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Appearing on Stephen Colbert’s Late Show to talk about her tell-all family memoir, Mary Trump wastes no time diving deep into the troubled psyche of her uncle, saying that Donald’s 2016 US presidential victory as “one of the worst nights of my life” and how he’s someone who has “so many pathologies” that are “so complex” and filled with “so much co-morbidity.”
It’s pretty jarring to watch a Trump speak in coherent coherent sentences, let alone measured and reasonable ones, but that feeling is quickly replaced by a sense of unease due to the unfiltered way Mary spoke of her big orange baby of an uncle. Mary wasn’t Cadet Bone Spur’s favourite Trump niece in the first place and she only reinforced her position in the family here.
When asked by Colbert whether there was anything that can be done therapeutically for F***face von Clownstick at this point, Mary emphatically says: “It’s an awful answer, and I hate saying it, but I think the answer is no.”
Diving into what made Combover Caligula into what he is today, Mary says “We’re talking about a man who I do not believe could function in the world on his own” and describes her uncle as someone who “demonstrates sociopathic tendencies” that stem from a lifetime of “failing upward spectacularly” while not being held accountable for his actions.
Diving into her family’s dodgy past, which includes her tyrannical grandfather being arrested at a KKK rally, Mary notes how the Trump family legacy of instilling fear rather than love ultimately shaped Donald into the big orange baby we know today.
The cherry on top of this brilliant chat is Mary’s thoughts about Donald’s cognitive tests and his subsequent boasting about passing said tests, saying how bragging about passing these tests is itself an indication of failure.
Mary Trump’s interview with Stephen Colbert lasts about 25 minutes and every single one is doused in scalding hot tea so definitely don’t miss any of it.
From the lack of hugs as a kid and the “sociopathic tendencies” to the likely failing of several cognitive tests, everything Mary Trump said about her uncle Donald isn’t anything we already didn’t know about the big orange baby.
But to hear it all come from not only the lone sympathetic Trump who is also a clinical psychologist is a pretty spine-chilling first-hand account, and it just highlights how important the 2020 US presidential election is turning out to be.
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