Joy Reid: Trump’s ‘Narcissism Outweighs His Ability to Do the Baseline of Politics’

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” host of MSNBC’s  “AM Joy,” Joy Reid said of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, “His narcissism outweighs his ability to do the baseline of politics.” Partial transcript as follows: HALPERIN: Rick Scott is exactly right about the issues Republicans want Donald Trump to talk about: jobs and strong on national security. The problem is Trump did not come out of his convention convincing voters that he was a serious person qualified to be commander-in-chief with the right temperament. He’s got to work on that now. If voters don’t see him as someone qualified, if voters don’t see him as having the right temperament, they’re not going to take his ideas on jobs, his ideas on ISIS seriously. REID: But how does a 70-year-old man change his entire personality? How does he change his temperament? He’s 70 years old. This is who he is. He’s not pretending to be this way, he actually is this way. You can’t change your fundamental nature. ALCINDOR: But part of the frustration with the Republicans that I’m talking to is that he really isn’t capitalizing on the fact that Hillary Clinton is also having issues, she’s also having gaffes. She