Category Archives: Tromp

“the law of noncontradiction does not apply in his universe”

Trump’s Method, Our Madness: Freud distinguished between neurosis and psychosis by arguing that while the former is psychically localized, the latter is relatively global. In neurosis, individuals break with a portion of reality that they find intolerable. As a result, their overall relation to reality remains more or less intact, but becomes impaired in one […]

No, you shouldn’t always listen to your elders.

Noam N. Levey on the losers in Trump’s victory: Americans who swept President Trump to victory — lower-income, older voters in conservative, rural parts of the country — stand to lose the most in federal healthcare aid under a Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, according to a Times analysis of […]

The year backbones vanished

Kellyanne Conway Promotes Ivanka Trump Brand, Raising Ethics Concerns: Kellyanne Conway, one of President Trump’s top advisers, may have violated federal ethics rules on Thursday by urging people to buy fashion products marketed by Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter, legal experts said. “Go buy Ivanka’s stuff is what I would say,” Ms. Conway, whose title […]

“I genuinely do not think this is a mentally healthy president.”

Leaks Suggest Trump’s Own Team Is Alarmed By His Conduct: Unsurprisingly, Trump’s volatile behavior has created an environment ripe for leaks from his executive agencies and even within his White House. And while leaks typically involve staffers sabotaging each other to improve their own standing or trying to scuttle policy ideas they find genuinely problematic, […]

You don’t negotiate with a terrorist

Uber C.E.O. to Leave Trump Advisory Council After Criticism: “What would it take for you to quit the economic council?” at least two employees asked at the Tuesday meeting. On Thursday, Mr. Kalanick gave his answer, stepping down from Mr. Trump’s economic advisory council. “There are many ways we will continue to advocate for just […]

Tech companies criticize travel ban

Tech companies criticize travel ban but not their investor Peter Thiel: The ride-hailing service earned praise from customers for condemning President Trump’s travel ban and pledging to donate $1 million to the ACLU over the next four years. Many on social media urged followers to #DeleteUber for appearing to break up a driver strike about […]

White House Inc.

We’re living in a weird, fucked up, and disturbing alternate reality where Donald Trump is president of the United States and Teen Vogue is killing it with their reporting on Trump. Here’s their handy tip for the average man and woman to connect to Trump through his businesses: So, to solve the problem, White House […]