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Donald Trump, Chairman and President of The Trump Organization, Founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts
Given his paranoid fixation with our commander-in-chief’s birthplace, it’s not necessarily a stretch to learn that Donald Trump suffers from other obsessive tendencies. The NBC (NASDAQ:GE) reality star and occasional real estate developer, who once claimed that, as a supposed foreign-born citizen, Barack Obama has perpetrated “one of the greatest scams in the history of politics, and in history period” may be, clinically speaking, a few tartines short of a picnic.
It’s true; The Donald has OCD. The disease manifests in a phobia of germs. He once distributed bottles of hand sanitizer to reporters at a press conference, refuses to touch elevator buttons, and avoids shaking hands with people. He’s especially palms-off with teachers, whose filthy desks are a veritable cesspool of “17,000 germs per square inch.”
Tragically, it appears Mr. Trump’s condition is worsening. In the midst of the Sandy Storm, the unprecedented weather event that pummeled parts of the Northeast earlier this month, Trump seemed to be suffering from his own mental hurricane. He intensified his attacks on Barack Obama -- this time questioning the legitimacy of the president’s educational history. In a homemade video posted on his Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) page, Trump said the the third day of the storm’s aftermath was a “very, very sad day” since Obama failed to meet his noon deadline to produce his college and passport application records in exchange for $5 million in charity.
Maybe he’ll find a mental health clinic that could use the donation.