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Clip From 'Unfit' Documentary Explores Trump's 'Cognitive Decline' Over Time

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Cliinical Psychologist from Johns Hopkins, unpacks the reality of DJT, the reality all Americans can see but wonder what is behind trump's lunacy.

Clip From 'Unfit' Documentary Explores Trump's 'Cognitive Decline' Over Time

Clip From ‘Unfit’ Documentary Explores Trump’s ‘Cognitive Decline’ Over Time
“We have someone who is really not functioning cognitively who has the capacity to launch the nuclear codes,” psychologist John Gartner warned.

In a new film unpacking the psychology of Donald Trump, author and psychologist John Gartner says the president demonstrates numerous signs of cognitive deterioration and ties that to grave concerns about Trump’s fitness for the Oval Office

“He is cognitively deteriorating,” Gartner argued. “If you look at interviews that he gave in the 1980s and 1990s, he was very articulate. He actually had a very sophisticated vocabulary. He spoke in actually polished paragraphs.”

Gartner juxtaposed clips from that time with the way Trump speaks at present.

“His vocabulary is impoverished; he uses a lot of superlatives and filler words that we see in people who are reaching for language,” he said. “Quite often, he shows what we call tangential thinking, which is that he goes from one idea and then just sort of drifts in mid-sentence to another idea.”

Gartner, who has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and taught for nearly three decades at the Johns Hopkins Medical School’s department of psychiatry, also refers to instances in which the president has appeared to be unable to recall fairly significant events.

“Why is this important?” he asked. “We have someone who is really not functioning cognitively who has the capacity to launch the nuclear codes.

Clip From 'Unfit' Documentary Explores Trump's 'Cognitive Decline' Over Time | HuffPost
 
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