Psychiatrist Allen Frances appeared on CNN’s ‘Reliable Sources,’ which is hosted by Brian Stelter, and made the following comparison and charge regarding President Donald Trump.

The quote from Frances:

“Trump is as destructive a person in this century as Hitler, Stalin and Mao were in the last century. He may be responsible for many more million deaths than they were.”

Stelter, who offered no pushback to Frances’ statement during the interview, says he was distracted by technical difficulties.

Frances said during the interview that Americans are “crazy” for electing Trump, a theme echoed from something he wrote for Salon in 2017 when he called our nation “delusional.”

Technical difficulties aside, someone books the guests for the show, someone signs off on the guest list for each show and someone had to have known that Frances was capable of making such a a remark.



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