Self-proclaimed mental health professionals sign petition declaring Trump ‘mentally unfit’

Self-proclaimed mental health professionals sign petition declaring Trump ‘mentally unfit’
Destroyer of worlds? (Image via outsidethebeltway.com)

[Ed. – Started yesterday and has over 24,000 signatures already?  Do mental health professionals really have nothing better to do?  And have legitimate professionals now started diagnosing people without clinical contact?  I’m throwing the BS flag on the credentials of the petition signatories here.]

President Trump’s Friday news conference was entertaining, hilarious and combative, but did it prove he is mentally unfit? Yes, according to some mental health professionals. John Gartner Ph.D, who practices psychology in Maryland, started a Change.org petition on Friday to declare Trump unfit to serve.

“We, the undersigned mental health professionals (please state your degree), believe in our professional judgment that Donald Trump manifests a serious mental illness that renders him psychologically incapable of competently discharging the duties of President of the United States. And we respectfully request he be removed from office, according to article 3 of the 25th amendment to the Constitution, which states that the president will be replaced if he is “unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office.”

It now has over 24,000 signatures.

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