This F#@king Self-Pitying Baby, Right Here

Earlier today, Donald Trump gave the commencement address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, during which he actually said these actual words: "No politician in history—and I say this with great surety—has been treated worse or more unfairly."

The entire context of the quote:
"You have to put your head down and fight, fight, fight," he told the cadets. "Never, ever, ever give up. Things will work out just fine. Look at the way I've been treated lately – especially by the media. No politician in history – and I say this with great surety – has been treated worse or more unfairly. You can't let them get you down."

"Adversity makes you stronger. Don't give in and don't back down and never stop doing what you know is right."
Good fucking grief, this guy and his relentless victim complex!

There have been four U.S. presidents who have been assassinated, one of whose brothers was also assassinated while running for president, and two more presidents who survived being shot while in office, so I can say—with great surety—that there are indeed politicians who have been "treated worse or more unfairly" than Donald Trump.

Which is to say nothing of how his opponent Hillary Clinton was (and is) treated. Including by him.

A billionaire with undiluted privilege whining about how mean everyone is to him like the rottenest of all spoiled brats is a vile, unbecoming, breathtakingly conceited thing to do.

Doing it while you're also the President of the United States is obscene.

And doing it during a commencement address is breathtakingly audacious, so lacking in even the most infinitesimal trace of self-awareness or decency that any sensible person's response is their mouth twisting into a reflexive snarl as they emit a guttural moan of seething disdain.

What a truly loathsome specimen he is.

He embarrasses himself and he embarrasses his office. He may be too firmly ensconced in the thrall of his own grandiosity to know it, but he is a risible wreck and a humiliation to this nation.

There are far worse transgressions for which he should be removed from office, but his utter failure to represent this country with a modicum of dignity is reason enough, if not legally so, that the presidency should no longer be his. And never should have been, for a fleeting moment.

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