Should we be hasty about Trump’s impeachment or removal?

Lucky Otter asks whether, however bad Trump may be, replacing him with Pence might be even worse.

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Many people are demanding Trump’s impeachment, if not for Russian collusion and obstruction of justice, then for mental incompetence.   I certainly agree with that.   In fact, I just ordered the book, The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump, a compilation of essays from 27 mental health professionals, including those who specialize in Narcissistic and Antisocial Personality Disorder (there’s a consensus he has both — when they appear together we call it malignant narcissism), that explain why Trump’s impulsivity, general abusiveness, lack of conscience, and lack of empathy is all wrong for the presidency and is in fact extremely dangerous to the planet and all life on it.   I’m happy that so many psychologists and psychiatrists are abandoning the Goldwater Rule, which for decades meant that unless a leader was officially diagnosed, a mental health professional could not offer a diagnosis.    The book, a project of Yale University’s “Duty to…

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