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[211] PC Mental Health

Legions of pundits, all practicing psychiatry without a license, have decided that Trump is mentally unstable, and hence, hope they might be able to use the 25th Amendment to unseat the despised 45th President.  What is curious is that amid these charges no real clinical definition of mental health is rendered, and the alleged instability is not described in anything approaching clinical terms associated with mental dysfunction.  All this does not, however, mean these armchair psychiatrists do not have at least an implied definition of mental health.  One very non-clinical one surely does exist among the Trump critics.  It is simply this: Mental health is exemplified by behavior that aligns with political correctness, while dysfunction is measured by the degree of deviation from this standard.  By that bizarre definition–and nothing else–Donald Trump is not only unstable, he is crazy. DC

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