Vocabulary: solipsism


Title: Game Change
Author: John Heilemann
Author: Mark Halperin
Sentence: It fed McCain's solipsism; he was the only fixed point.
Page: 296

Word: solipsism
Definition:
  • Philosophy. the theory that only the self exists, or can be proved to exist.
  • extreme preoccupation with and indulgence of one's feelings, desires, etc.; egoistic self-absorption.
   Source: Dictionary.com

Definitely sounds like a condition that could be applied to all the political candidates.

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