“Unless you don’t want me to”

"Oh, are you happy you voted for me. You are so lucky I gave you that privilege."

by digby

What the hell???

Pardon me while I lose my lunch.

I wish I understood why his followers love this inane bragging. It's so immature and ridiculous, that I literally cringe when I hear it. They, on the other hand cheer wildly as if they are subjects desperate to please the Sun King. It's so servile and submissive and just plain humiliating.

I find this narcissism deeply offensive and it still freaks me out a little bit, even after all this time. Maybe it's just me ...

This was weird too:

Honestly, I don't even know what that was. He did his little Mussolini strut afterwards so maybe he was kidding? But where's the joke?