Trump’s Temperament: Temper-Bent

Trump's Temperament: Temper-Bent

“In the second grade…I punched my music teacher because I didn’t think he knew anything about music….I’m not proud of that, but it’s clear evidence that even early on I had a tendency to stand up and make my opinions known in a very forceful way.”

— Donald Trump, in Trump: The Art of the Deal (1987), quoted in “8 Skeletons in Donald Trump’s Closet That Reveal a Life-Long Dedication to Being the Biggest Jerk Possible,” Zaid Jilani, AlterNet

 By age 13 young Donny Trump had screwed up so often that his millionaire Dad pulled him out of Kew-Forest prep school and sent him away to New York Military Academy, a boarding school upstate. The way he’s been cutting up on the campaign trail, seems like it’s time for him to return for a refresher course.

More:

“Donald Trump: Anger’s poster boy,” Hal Boedeker, Orlando Sentinel

“The destruction of Donald Trump: How the billionaire with a rage problem became the frontrunner — and then fell apart,” Bill Curry, Salon

“Cokie Roberts: Seeing The Same Kind Of Anger From Trump That We Saw From George Wallace,” Real Clear Poitics

“Donald Trump’s Run Is a Schoolboy Prank Gone Out of Control,” Jason Scott Jones, The Stream

“Fox News capitulates to the two-year-old brat named Trump,” Jay Bookman, Atlanta Constitution

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