ELECTION ANALYSIS III: PSYBC's EPIC FAIL RECOVERY
Featuring the Interpretations of Psychoanalytic Pundits Chris Confused,
Rachel Highbrow and Chris Dazed
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Wow! Wow! That’s all I can say!
Chris, I’ve never seen you at a loss for words before…Chris is referring to Donald Trump’s shocking victory.
We’ve got to do something different, shakes things up. Since we don’t seem to know anything, let’s start the show with “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know.”
All right! Let’s move on to “Thing One and Thing Two.”
Thing One: Donald Trump tweets:
Stay tuned for Thing Two, his surprising answer, after a stimulating commercial message.
And here it is, Thing Two, the one thing a man with a narcissistic personality disorder needs to succeed in his quest for the Presidency.
How about some gender equality here, you airtime hogs! I think the most intellectually honest way of viewing our prediction failure is as a socio-culturally determined intrusion of primary process into our secondary process mental function. Something very similar happened in 1618 when pamphleteer pundits incorrectly forecast the--
Rachel—my friend, my buddy—Puleeeeeez! For those of you less steeped in psychoanalytic jargon, she means that our common sense was subverted by our conviction that we’re so right about everything!
Wait a moment. I’ve invited Kent Groans here for a guest revival appearance of my “Just Enough” pop culture segment. He’ll cheer us up. Kent…
Sorry, Rachel. I’m just not that lighthearted today. I think we psych-pundits need to take responsibility for our epic fail. Enough self-pitying, self-denigrating depressive withdrawal. Think Brittany Spears. Think comeback. What can we do to work through our trauma and renew our creative energies?