Donald Trump Victory Reaction: Nicholas Kristof Compares Surviving President Trump To Suffering From Mental Illness


The Left is easily traumatized. — Dave

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No, processing Donald Trump’s election victory is not like recovering from addiction

One of the more painful aspects of Donald Trump’s shock election victory, for me, has been having to watch journalists and commentators whom I have previously respected gradually lose all sense of perspective and become almost offensively hysterical in their overwrought catastrophisation of the election result.

This blog was also very much against a Trump victory, but much of the mainstream media commentary seems to have descended into a nationwide, mutually-reinforcing panic attack, like a group of young kids watching a scary movie at a sleepover and then seizing on every nighttime creak or rustle to convince one another that they are being haunted by the monster from the television.

Godwin’s Law is now being proved with such regularity – by supposedly serious journalists writing above the line, and not just the online commentators beneath it – that…

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2 Responses to Donald Trump Victory Reaction: Nicholas Kristof Compares Surviving President Trump To Suffering From Mental Illness

  1. onwyrdsdream says:

    Everything he claims he’ll do is to counteract a Trump or Trump voter alleged evil. From that perspective this exists to reinforce to his readers (who are even less likely to follow his bullet points) that they are better people than Trump/Trump voters.

    At least none of what was reposted noted that Hillary herself was a flawed candidate with many issues that a reasonable person might find sufficient to support a Trump vote, given that he isn’t all bad either, and is more aligned on some issue they deeply care about.

    Responded more fully on original post.

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