Psychopaths or Sociopaths?…remember History, America!

In a period of 1 1/2 months or so, Donald Trump has been called both a Sociopath and a Psychopath, by two different sources…and every other name in the book, by a totally frustrated imploding Republican Party.

First, he was called a Sociopath by Tony Schwartz, the ghostwriter that made Donald Trump a legend with “The Art of the Deal”…the book that Donald Trump personally boasts continuously in front of the world, as he repeatedly tells everyone who believes his horseshit, how genius of a writer & businessman he is!

The “successful businessman” who claims to have ‘written’ his own gigantically successful Best Seller. As Ruth Bader Ginsberg said; “Trump is a faker”! a fake of a man who absolutely has no knowledge whatsoever on how to be a writer or all the stuff Schwartz wrote about. All the business acumen behind The Art of the Deal came from Schwartz, not The Donald…but, it did make him a superstar and “Business Guru”.

Nothing in that book was Donald Trump, it’s nice to pay a ghostwriter to make him a business expert. Too bad he doesn’t read his own Books…which he schleps & peddles around, doing his little schtick every chance he gets! Knowing Trump at his very best and knowing Trump at his very worst, after shadowing him 24/7 while writing the book…Tony Schwartz says that Donald Trump is a Sociopath, naming the Traits of a Sociopath and proving it:
1) Pathological Liar
2) Grandiose Sense of Self
3) Lack of Remorse, Shame, or Guilt
4) Shallow Emotions
5) Callousness and Lack of Empathy
6) Poor Behavioral Controls/Impulsive Nature
7) Irresponsibility/Unreliability
8) Promiscuous Sexual Behavior/Infidelity
9) Behavior Problems
10) Authoritarian
11) Paranoid
12) Doesn’t meet his obligations
Ahhyup! those are all part of the Trumpster’s character, alright!…fits him to a tee!

Now, David Plouffe, Barack Obama’s former Chief White House Advisor, is calling Trump a Psychopath; “Basically, you have a Psychopath running for President”!
Traits of a Psychopath:
1) No remorse for mistakes or misdeeds.
2) Low-stress tolerance. Easy to anger and rage.
3) Self-centered. His needs are paramount.
4) Uses sex to control
5) Extreme narcissism and grandiose
6) Moody…switches from nice guy to anger without much provocation.
7) Highly contradictory.
8) Kind only if he’s getting from you what he wants.
9) Has a good front (persona) to impress and exploit others.
10) Does not listen because he does not care.
11) Exercises despotic control over every aspect of the victim’s life

There’s a lot more traits for both, Psychopaths and Sociopaths, but why bring any more into this discourse? These are more than enough traits to proof anyone’s case!

For years, the field of Psychiatry has talked about the grayish differences between a Sociopath and a Psychopath, they’re very much alike, and share many traits….today, many prefer to brand them together and call it, an “Anti-Social Personality Disorder”.

And speaking of Anti-Social Personality Disorders…in a recent study at Oxford University on the subject of Psychopathy, a metric scale was set up using a point system and 56 questions on a person’s psychopathic traits to show the list of the Top Psychopaths in History. The Top 5? Donald Trump came up 2 points higher than Adolf Hitler! and just below Idi Amin. With Henry VIII ahead of Amin…Trump scored 171 to Hitler’s 169, with Amin’s 176, and Henry’s 178, Saddam Hussein got the Gold Medal becoming the #1 all-time Psychopath in History with a whopping 189!…while Mahatma Gandhi the least, with 119 points.

As the Clock counts down, the 2016 General Elections are already a nightmare for the Grand Old Party…and it’s looking like it’s going to be a very long 69 or so days before this whole Clown Show is finally put to rest.

The question: The possibility that the future “Leader of the Free World” and American International Diplomacy will be in the hands of a person with an Anti-Social Personality Disorder? Let’s not forget that behind all the BS Rhetoric about how “intelligent” he really is…comes a man, who, with all the best of the best education available to him throughout his life…nothing, absolutely nothing at all! has ever penetrated this man’s Cerebrum!

He may be an “Upper Class”, spoiled rich, 70-year-old cry-baby…but he’s still just a Stupid Human Being, with absolutely No Class whatsoever of his own…his Stupidity is truly an insult to Stupid People!

No one could’ve described Trump any better than in PoliticusUSA’s Sarah Jones’ analogy when she brilliantly described the Trumpster; “Donald Trump’s knuckles might as well graze the floor, he’s that far Regressed”. The Cuban inside of me remembered an old Cuban saying: “Si se cae en Cuatro Patas…Come Hierba” (If he falls on all four, he’ll eat grass).

Yea! Donald Trump is truly regressing in his functions as the Human Animal…even his alter ego, Trumpy the Orange Orangutan, appears much more real…and far and away, much more intelligent!

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Ret. Respiratory Therapist, Beatnik by birth & still living my Bohemian life, Thinker, Essayist, Blogger, & Lifelong Pragmatic Progressive/Liberal Activist

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