The two assailants could, indeed, just be a couple of deranged freelancers.
Or must they have been pushed, perhaps by her disreputable boyfriend or even a deranged stranger?
That, I think, is what makes these right-wing men say these deranged things.
At age 5, he was sent to live with his deranged grandmother.
The justices are going to cling to their seats like deranged limpets until a president of their party is ready to replace them.
Bonaparte was enraged at the folly of the Genoese democrats, which deranged his plans.
The finances were deranged, and province after province rebelled.
His account is, as I am informed, that Mr. Howe's projects are all deranged.
I have arranged this, and am very unwilling to have it deranged.
The bill proposed to give those officers who should be deranged, three months' pay when they were dismissed from the service.
c.1790, "insane;" of things, "out of order," from 1796; past participle adjective from derange (v.).
1776, "throw into confusion," from French déranger, from Old French desrengier "disarrange, throw into disorder," from des- "do the opposite of" (see dis-) + Old French rengier (Modern French ranger) "to put into line," from reng "line, row," from a Germanic source (see rank (n.)). Mental sense first recorded c.1790.