GOP strategist Rick Wilson on Tuesday panned Donald Trump’s “deep male vanity” that appeared in two statements by two separate doctors for the president.
Wilson was asked by CNN’s Don Lemon how the statement by Trump’s personal doctor Dr. Harold Bornstein—which Bernstein on Tuesday revealed was “dictated” by then-candidate Trump—compared with a glowing press conference Dr. Randy Jackson gave about Trump’s health.
“Look at the similarities between these two descriptions of Donald Trump’s health,” Wilson said. “This is a guy whose clearly not missing any KFC meals, described as the perfect specimen for his age, is in astoundingly great health. The striking language in both of them are very similar.”
Wilson said Trump “has a tremendous amount of personal vanity and wants to be described” as “glowing and heroic—the picture of perfection.”
“I think the similarities between the two are striking,” Wilson said. “If you are suborning the White House doctor to describe you in ways that aren’t accurate, it’s one of those things that begs the question of, ‘What does it driving your mental state that makes you want to do that?’ At some point you’re 77 years old. You’ve got a few extra pounds, your hair’s a little weird. You just own it, you just ride with it. Trump seems very unwilling to that—and that sort of ‘deep male vanity’ shows in both those letters.”
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Fox News anchor Jeanine Pirro on Saturday complained about being judged by the content of her character.
"People unfriend you!' Pirro complained. "They don't want you to be a -- they don't want to communicate with you."
"People I've had at my wedding don't talk -- my children's weddings actually, they don't talk to me anymore," she explained.
"It's not usually the right or the left, I mean, the intolerance is on the left," she argued.
The longtime Trump friend was harshly criticized for her complaints. Here's some of what people were saying:
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