Unintelligible, Tyrant, Ignorant: Trump’s New York Times Meet Is A Scary Read

Trump Overestimates What He Does Know


In psychology, there’s a thought known as the Dunning-Kruger impact.  It refers to research by David Dunning and Justin Kruger that found the least competent people often believe they are the most competent because they “lack the very expertise needed to recognize how badly they’re doing.”

Cognitive Decline Or Psychological Malady.


It’s become a common conversation topic in Washington to muse on whether the president is suffering from some form of cognitive decline or psychological malady. Ezra Klein doesn’t think those hypotheses are necessary or meaningful. Obvious from Trump’s words that this is not a man fit to be president, that he is not well or capable in some fundamental way.