Morning News from the Inmate in Charge of the Asylum


Though he is not an actual psychiatrist, Aardvark did stay in a Holiday Inn Express last night. So here is how it is (on all the available evidence).

Seriously, seriously weak ego and big self-esteem problems. Constant need to prop up ego. As a coping mechanism, will interpret ambiguous evidence in a self-aggrandizing way. When negative facts are revealed, will call them lies. Will actually perceive them as lines, most of the time,

As things go from bad to worse, there comes a time when coping mechanisms no longer work. Total breakdown ensues.

Not quite yet at the denouement.

But the fat lady is warming up. We are near the last act in the opera.

Trump calls appointment of special prosecutor ‘the single greatest witch hunt’

President Donald Trump on Thursday blasted the appointment of Robert Mueller to be the special prosecutor overseeing the investigation into Russia’s meddling into the 2016 election, calling the probe “the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history.”

He also accused former President Barack Obama’s administration and the campaign of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton of committing “illegal acts,” complaining that his campaign will now face the scrutiny of a special prosecutor while neither his predecessor nor 2016 opponent never have.

“With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration, there was never a special councel [sic] appointed!” the president wrote on Twitter Thursday morning, without elaborating further on the illegal acts he accused the Clinton campaign and Obama administration of committing