Ruth Ben-Ghiat

Ruth Ben-Ghiat is Professor of History and Italian Studies at New York University and an expert on authoritarian regimes and their leaders.

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 The media needs to go beyond covering Trump’s mood of the day to covering his mental instability. (Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The Trump Contagion
Mental health professionals and others have been trying to warn the public about the dangers of US President Donald Trump since his election . Trump’s extreme narcissism, sadism, lack of empathy, and admiration for despots are on daily display . Some may wish to see him as a self-absorbed clown,...
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