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A president with Alzheimer’s

Trump’s endlessly bizarre behavior at G7 makes perfect sense if he has Alzheimer’s. He didn’t lie about those calls from China. He thought they had occurred. I wonder how often this is happening. My guess is daily. Soon he’ll be seeing people who are not there. He’s not making sense because he is descending into dementia.

And this is the thing—if he was your grandfather, you’d assume he had Alzheimer’s. A doctor’s initial diagnosis would be Alzheimer’s. Probably just about everyone who has contact with Trump assumes he has Alzheimer’s. At his age and with his symptoms the most likely cause by far is Alzheimer’s. You have to come up with several coinciding medical and psychiatric conditions to match the same symptoms. So which diagnosis is the most likely?

Why people will not call it what it most likely is I do not know. Apparently we’re waiting for the press conference where he begins seeing and calling on people who are not there. And I don’t think that is very far off.

Everybody in Washington must be aware of this. I suspect it is why Nancy Pelosi has been trying to hold off impeachment proceedings. Indeed it’s the reason why the various House investigations have slowed. It’s because the president has Alzheimer’s, and no one knows what to do.

Promises made, promises kept

I’ll say it again: there’s absolutely nothing that Trump does that is surprising if you follow #MAGA and #QAnon. Everything he does is something his Base has long been demanding, and every demented conspiracy he pushes is common knowledge on MAGA and, more disturbingly, on QAnon. Trump is not an original thinker, he’s never had an original thought in his head. People on MAGA have been demanding that the refugees seized by ICE be dumped in sanctuary cities since last year, at least. So Trump announces he will do it, claiming it as his idea all along, and MAGA agrees and calls him a genius. Promises made, promises kept.

Promises made, promises kept

I’ll say it again: there’s absolutely nothing that Trump does that is surprising if you follow #MAGA and #QAnon. Everything he does is something his Base has long been demanding, and every demented conspiracy he pushes is common knowledge on MAGA and, more disturbingly, on QAnon. Trump is not an original thinker, he’s never had an original thought in his head. People on MAGA have been demanding that the refugees seized by ICE be dumped in sanctuary cities since last year, at least. So Trump announces he will do it, claiming it as his idea all along, and MAGA agrees and calls him a genius. Promises made, promises kept.

I seem to recall that there are women running for President too.

As long as there is a woman candidate as good or better than any of the men running I have no intention of voting for a man in the Democratic primary. It’s time for a woman president. Twitter and Facebook seem to have forgotten this in the collective rush to support any man running. This has suddenly become the most testosterone charged nomination race I can remember, and it’s not the candidates’ fault, it’s social media. People will vote for anybody, it seems, and give money to anybody, as long as it has a cock.