Keith Olbermann calls for 'crazy' Trump to resign as President

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Writer, broadcaster and current host of GQ's political webshow, Keith Olbermann has a simple message for the rest of the world:

It's time for Donald Trump to resign as president.

In one of his recent videos for The Resistance, produced for GQ, Olbermann reasons:

Admittedly, it's been an interesting couple of days. But for any patriotic American capable of adding two and two and not getting one-and-a-half million, this is enough.

He goes on to address Trump voters directly - arguing that there is no need to argue over political policy, the size of inauguration crowds or the women's marches - simply that they should see by now "This man is not of sound mind".

On the subject of lies told by his administration he remarks:

Because like someone who's strung out on drugs, or somebody who's living in a complete dream like state caused by profound, pulsating narcissism - he will not believe that the outcome of any of his actions could be failure or disaster or even something that could be harmful to himself.

He goes on to discuss, what he believes, is Trump's altered state of mind, using the example of Trump's recent visit to the CIA to give a speech. It was there that Trump explained he has an 'running war with the media'.

He does not have a 'running war with the media', he has a running war with reality.

Because reality is what he says it is. 

You may have noticed this before you voted for him and hoped it was going to go away when he took over. 

But it isn't going away. It's getting worse. 

He's crazy. 

He concludes by saying simply, that this is not about policy, or marches of political alliances to the left or the right:

This is about a man not in his right mind. 

Who now has nuclear weapons.

Watch the whole video here:

More recently, the veteran commentator on political matters used his platform to issue an apology on behalf of the citizens of the United States of America to "the people of Syria, and Iraq, and France, and Germany, and Mexico, and Canada, and the world."

I speak for those of us who; unlike Trump, unlike the sycophants who surround him, unlike the hate-filled souls and the conscious optional bigots who applaud him, unlike the Russian puppeteers who may be manipulating him...

I speak for those of us who have no forgotten, and will not forget that we are the decedents of the immigrants, often the refugees.

We are the modern equivalents of whom this pig Trump, has banished and degraded and in many cases likely, literally sentenced to death.

He goes on to talk about how the greatness and goodness that America exhibits is sourced entirely from people who came from various countries, backgrounds and faiths.

Olbermann explains that Trump's reasons for imposing this ban, wasn't for the protection of American lives, but because his supports "cried out for scapegoats and for people to hate".

He also makes the point that the ban does not include the home countries of the 9/11 high jackers, the San Bernardino attackers, Pakistan or the countries "that Trump has business dealings in".

Comparing his Germanic ancestors coming to America in the same way that Trump's grandfather did, Olbermann says that his eyes 'well with prideful tears' when he thinks about the sacrifices his immigrant forefathers had to endure to allow him to experience all the good and greatness that America enjoys to this day.

132 years after Frederic Trump (Donald's grandfather) got here, his grandson betrayed him.

Towards the end of the powerful video, Olbermann's voice wavering with emotion, he recites The New Colossus, by the poet Emma Lazarus, which can be found engraved on a bronze pedestal on Liberty Island.

With tears seemingly in his eyes he finishes by saying:

Donald Trump has branded himself a traitor to everything this country has stood for. We have already acted against him in the streets and in the courts.

We will remove him.

We will welcome you again.

We will even again let you think that you are getting more from us. Even though history proves in generation after generation, with nationality after nationality that is is us that is getting everything from you. 

And until that day. We the citizens of the United States, beg your forgiveness.

Watch the full video right here:

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