Friday, December 1st, 2017

 

A gossip columnist’s guide to outwitting Trump, ‘a narcissist beyond description’

When Donald Trump became a presidential candidate, Susan Mulcahy got a call from a former colleague at New York Newsday. “You’d better stock up on valium,” the ex-colleague said. “It’s because I hated him so much,” said Mulcahy, the veteran gossip columnist who covered Trump for years at the New York Post, describing the call. “I would go ballistic if his name was mentioned in the office.” Trump’s reputation as a liar now precedes him, but this week it reached new heights. In addition to reports that he regularly brags about winning the votesRead More


A gossip columnist’s guide to outwitting Trump, ‘a narcissist beyond description’

It was an ironic place to find oneself, post-Watergate: getting stories confirmed by a confirmed crook. But Nixon was apparently more honest than the guy he was meeting with. Making the lie more ridiculous, Mulcahy recalled, was the fact that the meeting was, by all reports, relatively innocuous – Nixon was looking for an apartment and thought Trump might help. “Why lie about that? What difference does it make?” she asked of Trump’s denial. “He has become so used to getting away with everything that the fact that he liesRead More