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Sun Jun 12, 2016, 09:42 AM

"I'd like to believe genetically I'm predisposed to (be) better than average."

Im reading a story from Der Speigel from earlier in the year and this excerpt shocked the hell out of me. Well maybe not shocked, as it explained a lot, but it reenforced my view that Trump is dangerously insane and must not be allowed to become POTUS.

But what worried him the most, says D'Antonio, is Trump's belief that he is genetically superior to most people in the world. In all of their conversations, he notes, Trump kept returning to the notion that by virtue of his birth, he is simply better than other people in many areas -- from playing golf to being a businessman. "I'm a big believer in natural ability," Trump said.

His son, Donald Trump Jr., shares his father's conviction. He said he was a firm believer in the concept of breeding, in "race-horse theory." Then he pointed at the ceiling with his finger, in the direction of his father's office. "He's an incredibly accomplished guy, my mother's incredibly accomplished, she's an Olympian, so I'd like to believe genetically I'm predisposed to (be) better than average."

Apparently this sort of belief also helps Trump portray himself to voters as a strong man, as the person who will save the country.



http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2016/6/11/1537557/-This-is-dangerous-Trump-actually-thinks-he-is-genetically-superior-to-everyone
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/donald-trump-is-the-most-dangerous-man-in-the-world-a-1075060.html

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 09:59 AM

1. A psych evaluation is truly needed. n/t

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Sun Jun 12, 2016, 10:06 AM

2. "Race Horse Theory" sounds like another term for "eugenics."

So the man thinks he's genetically superior, does he? A member, perhaps, of "the master race?"

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Sun Jun 12, 2016, 10:22 AM

3. Trump bases his narcissism on genetics

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