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Temperament x Arsenal = Danger Score: The New Trump Math That Dooms Us All

A new equation for peril that measures the likelihood of planetary destruction has world leaders crapping in their political pants

Bad temperament. Big arsenal. Fucking dangerous. (Credit:

t x a=d.

It’s a simple equation introduced by Jonathan D. Simon, author of CODE RED: Computerized Election Theft and The New American Century,” that adds up to almost certain planetary doom at the hands of President Trump. And it’s now being talked about in military and political circles worldwide.

Emotional temperament times size of weapons arsenal equals mortal danger score. If you think about this for even a minute, it will have you quaking in your trousers, too. Because on every variable, Donald Trump is at the extreme end of the range. Leading to the only reasonable verdict for anyone who enjoys living — the president is an international security risk who has us teetering on the precipice of planetary destruction and must be held in check.

“Very likely mentally ill,” say three prominent psychiatrists. (Credit:

“While Trump’s t is certainly in a league with Hitler’s, Stalin’s, Mussolini’s, and Mao’s” says Mr. Simon, “it is his a that puts him way over the top and makes his presidency exceptionally worrisome when it comes to d — mortal danger.”

“And, of course, since no other species or virulent disease — including smallpox and ebola — comes close to humans in terms of destructive capacity, Trump’s big lead among homo sapiens makes him the all-time most dangerous organism in the history of the planet.”

He’ll make America nuts long before he makes it great. (

Even if you’re slow in math, Mr. Simon’s formula has to put you on high alert and bring you to the inevitable conclusion that one or all of the variables has to change…and quickly.

As far as arsenal size, there does not seem to be much interest or intent on the part of the president, “his” military, or defense contractors to shrink it’s size. In fact, Mr. Trump has proposed a $54 billion increase in military spending, including an escalation in the production of nuclear weapons. So the arsenal will get bigger, not smaller, and more powerful, not less, and there is no plan to prevent that from happening. So the danger grows.

That leaves us with the president’s temperament, which he wants us all to know is just fine. In fact, better than fine — “the best.” During last year’s presidential campaign he famously said, “I think I have the best temperament or certainly one of the best temperaments of anybody that’s ever run for the office of president. Ever..."

The word “temper” is in temperament. (Credit:

Hoping for introspection, thoughtful reconsideration, or restraint from Boss Tweet when it comes to his unhinged provocations of foreign adversaries like North Korea seems foolish. He is very likely mentally ill, as most Democrats believe as do many in the president’s own party.

Worse, psychiatrists believe it, too. A December 2016 article in the Huffington Post included an assessment from three prominent psychiatry professors, who pointed to President Trump’s “grandiosity, impulsivity, hypersensitivity to slights or criticism, and an apparent inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality” as clear signs of his mental instability.

The man barely sleeps. He eats garbage. He doesn’t exercise. And he flies off in a rage at the slightest provocation or perceived insult. One of the best temperaments ever? Okay, if best means most capable of pulling the United States into a world-ending war.

Mr. Simon, the author who came up with the formula for measuring a despot’s potential for danger, admits he doesn’t have an easy solution or ready antidote for a deranged and lethal president like Trump — other than ensuring that our votes in future elections, assuming we live to see them, are counted fairly, observably, and are subject to public scrutiny. But he did write: “This is a very entertaining, edge-of-your-seat time to be alive.”

So Simon says.


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