The Gaslighter-in-Chief

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A great psychological-thriller film of 1944, Gaslight, starring Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, and Joseph Cotten, came to mind recently. In the movie, Charles Boyer’s character is a congenital liar, sneak, manipulator, and accuser, doing all kinds of terrible things to make his young wife, Ingrid Bergman, think she’s going insane. In manipulating her this way, Boyer attempts to gain access to family jewels that belong to Bergman.

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Stephen P. Watkins

Stephen P. Watkins

Top Writer in Politics. Author of “The ‘Plenty’ Book — the Answer to the Question: What Can I do to Make This a Better World?,” available on Amazon.com