|Prince Andrew reveals the danger created when people like himself or Donald Trump surround themselves with sycophants. |
It so completely unmoors them from reality and that they simply saying something stupid makes it so, and people everywhere will believe you.
Telling easily contestable lies and attributing false motives to their actions that no other human would find believable.
It's like Jeremy Crobyn's few supporters who honestly believed UK voters were going to be eager to vote for an elitist Stalinist to become PM. On what planet did that sound like reality?