If you take President Trump’s words literally, you have no choice but to conclude that he is psychotic. A delusion is “a fixed false belief that is resistant to reason or confrontation with actual fact.” Despite all evidence to the contrary, Trump asserts that his New York office was bugged by President Obama, and that his inauguration had the biggest crowd size in history. Before the election, Right Wing Watch published a list of 58 conspiracies proclaimed by Trump.
This article was published in May of this year. After today's news about North Korea's nuclear weapons capability and Trump's "fire and fury" response, it is time to begin a public dialogue on his mental health. Globally speaking, there are many lives in the balance.