On Sunday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “AM Joy”, host Joy Reid accused President Donald Trump of what she called the Nazis “walking around” in America.
Said Reid. “What we all get at is Donald Trump – we used to talk about it in the hair and makeup room too – he produces such deep anxiety in people. This is one of the reasons people look obsessively this show and Rachel Maddow. It’s like Rachel Maddow is sort of their psychologist at this point. People are afraid not only of what he can do, but also of what he brings out. “The kind of people he’s surfacing in the US. There is uproar and Nazis walking around. It’s a scary time.”
She continued, “You look at the polls on what Donald Trump has done, and rather than making people more confident, it makes people more anxious. Here is the level of anxiety in 2018 compared to 2019. People are more anxious. Do people feel safer after the strike against Iran? They feel less secure. Everything he does makes people worse. So do you think this particularly affects a particular candidate? “
Writer Tony Schwartz said, “Let me start with the idea that energy is contagious. It’s disproportionately contagious when you have more influence. Thus, Trump’s high nervous system, Trump’s anxiety is communicated to both his supporters and his antagonists. “
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