Dr. Ben Michaelis and other leading mental health experts talk about Donald Trump and whether he is mentally fit for the presidency.
When President Trump bizarrely declared himself a “very stable genius” on Twitter last weekend, he opened a door for journalists who cover him. Whether they should rush through it, arms waving and warning about the dangers of a mad ruler, remains a question. There’s a fine line between taking up — in reporting and commentary […]
They may love the president but they sure hate flying commercial. The Trump cabinet is bound by two enduring values: faith in their leader and a pathological aversion to fly commercial. Thursday’s latest disclosures suggest why Washington editors should hire both journalists and air traffic controllers in the uphill battle of proving to a doubting America that the […]
A lot has changed in the six months since Donald Trump was sworn into office, both on a political level and a personal one. Bustle’s State of Our Unions serieslooks at how millennial women’s relationships with their friends, family members, and romantic partners have been affected since the 2016 election. Today’s topic: millennial women on how […]
From incomplete and incoherent thoughts to mixed-up syntax, the Trump’s speech wasn’t always this way. So, what changed? Dr. Ben Michaelis joins Fusion to weigh in.
It was the kind of utterance that makes professional transcribers question their career choice: “ … there is no collusion between certainly myself and my campaign, but I can always speak for myself — and the Russians, zero.” When President Trump offered that response to a question at a press conference last week, it was […]
Love him or hate him, people are striving to manage the Trump-related rifts in their relationships. When Jenny M. mentioned to her father that she had participated in the Women’s March on Washington in January to protest Donald Trump‘s presidency, his reply was swift. “Fake news,” he proclaimed. Jenny repeated that she was there. Was […]
Is the current political climate stressing you out? If so, you’re not alone. A majority of Americans — 57 percent in fact — are suffering from post-election stress, according to a survey released this week by the American Psychological Association (APA). Dr. Ben Michaelis joins Ernie Anastos on Fox 5 News to talk about the […]
The best way to handle this serious time may be to actually lighten up a bit. If you’re unhappy with the outcome of the election, you might have a difficult weekend ahead of you. But the best way to handle it may actually be to lighten up a little. “This is a heady topic, but […]
Politicon took place June 25 and 26 at the Pasadena (Calif.) Convention Center. What is Politicon, you ask? Vanity Fair described it best as “a Comic-Con style event for political aficionados,” while the Huffington Post called it “the Coachella of politics.” Like Comic-Con, the event had panels, vendors, artwork, cosplay, and plenty of passionate attendees. […]