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1. I love it when Trump puts his numbers BS in play. He claimed today that he has lost $2 billion to $5 billion. I promise, this is fun, so read it all.

Now, forget for a minute his "analysis" has a spread of $3 billion. How, exactly, does he calculate these kind of numbers?...
2...well, nothing better than to get the explanation out of the mouth of this conman himself. In a then confidential deposition, Trump declared under oath that the reason he thinks he loses business is because he thinks so. For example, in this case, he was suing because he....
3...didn't like what an article about his net worth (It was much lower than he was maintaining.) He lost deals because of the article, he claimed. So, could he identify deals he lost? Of course not, Trump harrumphs, because the people doing the deals didn't call him!..
4...so, Trump claims here he lost billions in deals. And he knows this cause the people doing the billions of deals didn't call him, but he didn't know who those people were since they didn't call him, but if the mean article hadn't been written, they would have called, so then..
5...he could have named them. But since the article happened, and the people didn't call him as a result, he has no idea who they might have been, but those people who didn't call and whom he couldn't name caused him to lose billions.

Yah, he has been nuts for a long time....
6..in fact, I can say he was psychologically disturbed dating back to at least 1987. But this deposition was in 2007.

Moving on. SO, Trump also said in the lawsuit that his net worth dropped by billions of dollars. How did he know that? Well, that's just how he feels, he said...
7...sorry, got to go back. Here is more on the "i lost deals because the people who didn't call me would have called me but i dont know who they are because they didn't call me" Question and answer flow on different pages, but this was his response to the question on the left....
8...ok, back to net worth. Trump said his net worth is not based on financial analysis. Instead, it is based on how he feels, day-to-day. And when a news article is mean, it makes him feel bad, so his net worth is lower. So mean articles cause him to lose billions in net worth...
9...the deposition goes on and on like this: He loses money because he feels bad about an article that was written about him, and since he feels bad, that means he lost money. Oh, and he lost deals, can't say who, because they didn't call."...
10...bottom line: Trump's been psychologically ill for a long time. That is why reporters who knew him back when he was a business guy are always stunned that hes president. We all say to each other, "How can everyone not see this guy's unbalanced?" Some do, others praise him.
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