Is Trump a complete sociopath? These are the clinical traits of the classic sociopath: I say we have a dyed in the wool sociopath running for president...
Glibness and Superficial Charm
Manipulative and Conning
They never recognize the rights of others and see their self-serving behaviors as permissible. They appear to be charming, yet are covertly hostile and domineering, seeing their victim as merely an instrument to be used. They may dominate and humiliate their victims. -That's Trump - loves to divide and conquer without any remorse
Grandiose Sense of Self
Feels entitled to certain things as "their right." -That's Trump, sufferer from delusions of grandeur and self agrrandizement
Has no problem lying coolly and easily and it is almost impossible for them to be truthful on a consistent basis. Can create, and get caught up in, a complex belief about their own powers and abilities. Extremely convincing and even able to pass lie detector tests. -That's Trump, lies every minute of the day.
Lack of Remorse, Shame or Guilt
A deep seated rage, which is split off and repressed, is at their core. Does not see others around them as people, but only as targets and opportunities. Instead of friends, they have victims and accomplices who end up as victims. The end always justifies the means and they let nothing stand in their way.
-That's Trump - Yep - Lock up Hillary and then shoot her.
When they show what seems to be warmth, joy, love and compassion it is more feigned than experienced and serves an ulterior motive. Outraged by insignificant matters, yet remaining unmoved and cold by what would upset a normal person. Since they are not genuine, neither are their promises. -That's Trump, he is destroying the GOP, but doesn't care
Incapacity for Love
Need for Stimulation
Living on the edge. Verbal outbursts and physical punishments are normal. Promiscuity and gambling are common. -That's Trump the vagina groper and tongue down the throat kisser
Callousness/Lack of Empathy
Unable to empathize with the pain of their victims, having only contempt for others' feelings of distress and readily taking advantage of them. -That's Trump, "punch that guy in the face"
Poor Behavioral Controls/Impulsive Nature
Rage and abuse, alternating with small expressions of love and approval produce an addictive cycle for abuser and abused, as well as creating hopelessness in the victim. Believe they are all-powerful, all-knowing, entitled to every wish, no sense of personal boundaries, no concern for their impact on others. -That's Trump, never pays the people he deals with.
Early Behavior Problems/Juvenile Delinquency
Usually has a history of behavioral and academic difficulties, yet "gets by" by conning others. Problems in making and keeping friends; aberrant behaviors such as cruelty to people or animals, stealing, etc. -That's Trump, that's why they sent him to military school.
Not concerned about wrecking others' lives and dreams. Oblivious or indifferent to the devastation they cause. Does not accept blame themselves, but blames others, even for acts they obviously committed. -That's Trump, blames everybody but himself for his campaign going down the tubes.
Promiscuous Sexual Behavior/Infidelity
Promiscuity, child sexual abuse, rape and sexual acting out of all sorts. -That's Trump- Three wives
Lack of Realistic Life Plan/Parasitic Lifestyle
Tends to move around a lot or makes all encompassing promises for the future, poor work ethic but exploits others effectively. -That's Trump make them pay for the wall
Criminal or Entrepreneurial Versatility
Changes their image as needed to avoid prosecution. Changes life story readily. -That's Trump, lies through his teeth every chance he gets.
Donald Trump is as far removed from a Sociopath as any person can be. I think you need to research beyond Google and other abstract points. Trumps love of publicity and fame proscribe Sociopathy. Hillary Clinton, on the other hand, is absolutely a sociopath.
You just described both Clintons to a T !
Democrats are simply part of the machine. Don't expect them to be able to understand anything that isn't a cheer for Hillary.
Police are investigating the firebombing of the Orange County, N.C., Republican headquarters, an incident that a GOP official described as “political terrorism.”
Leftists acting like degenerates again...vandalized over 20 cars parked outside a Trump rally.
Ah, but you already know that that incident is the fault of Donald Trump - that he is to blame for that just as he is to blame for the liberal violence at his rallies.
I'll bet you two Senators (D) and one Governor (D) that those were globalist Soros' paid people.
They might do something stupid while pretending to be Trump supporters once again.
Aw c'mon, Color - if you wish to place a bet it must be something of value. Bagging your trash up and setting it on the table isn't fair!
I try to maintain a sense of humor in the Hillary horror. Tough!
Hillary Clinton: BEYOND NARCISSISM--The Case For Sociopathy by Resa WARCHICK Kirkland
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Peoplepower73 doesn't like Trump. I think we've got it. Sadly, these appear to apply to the candidate Peoplepower73 likes, also.
Live to Learn: Your key operative words are "these appear." With Trump they do not "appear." They are Trump's traits and there is no denying them. You would be hard pressed to apply all of these traits to Hillary. But it is easy to see that Trump is a sociopath. If you don't see that, then you are as brainwashed as the rest of his supporters.
I think it might be a little DIFFICULT for any NORMAL, Rational, Caring, Lucid & Compassionate Individual to "LIKE" or even THINK of Casting a VOTE for this Draft DODGING Jackass of a NATIONAL Disgrace dontcha think ??
HERE's what a Bona-FIDE "DRAFT Dodger" who apparently pays ZERO Federal Taxes thinks about OUR Military / Veterans
"PARANOID" is another MENTAL DISORDER to ADD to the Growing List of "Psychological Impairments" ~ EVERYONE's OUT to get him..... The BIG FOX Loser Network, Bretibart, Limbo "CONSPIRACY" B.S. ~
I mean REALLY, Seriously, everything else aside, Sexual ASSAULT Confessions, Promises to "CUT Pay" of ALL Working Americans, TOTAL Ignorance of Foreign AFFAIRs etc etc, who watches either of the above VIDEO's & actually says to herself / himself, Yup, there's my next PRESIDENT, the MOST Powerful Person on PLANET Earth ~ ?????
Not the CAPS ON caps off guy!!!! I HATE THAT style of writing so MUCH that I CANNOT read your comments. TRY A DIFFERENT APPROACH if you want your voice to be heard.
lol ~ Yup, it's the "Caps On Caps OFF" guy but WHY NOT be Honest with yourself, it's NOT my "Creative Writing Style" U HATE, it's the "FACT Based CONTENT of my Comments" & how I Speak the TRUTH right ??? U FEAR that I assume ~
BTW ~ I get many COMPLIMENTs via E-Mail for my "Writing STYLE" & FACTUAL Commentary ~
Your RACIST National Disgrace LOST his INSANE "Pseudo-Campaign" the second after he opened his RACIST Mouth & called Mexicans "Rapists & Criminals" ~ Not to Mention his Irrationally Reckless MENTALLY Unsound Behavior which is in the process of "EXPLORATION & Examination" right here in this Forum ~
Read the first paragraph. Couldn't push down the irritation enough to continue. It is your writing style(calling it creative is kind. I'd label it ignorant). Definitely your writing style I can't deal with.
lol ~ Then DON'T "Deal with it" & MOVE On ~ ~
I don't particularly care for "LINKs" which LEAD Readers to a RACIST ANTI-American Propaganda OUTLET called "BREITBART" & I'm Surprised they are ALLOWED, as a matter of Fact I Ignore them, but U don't hear me complaining about that do U ~
I did read through this one. Yay for you!!
It was short enough to wade through the caps. I don't notice any Britbart links being posted in response to my comments so I can see why I ignore those.
lol ~ ~ "Breitbart LINKs" Appear on HP from time to time which most people I would ASSUME Simply Ignore ~ ~ Not necessarily in this particular forum ~
You were commenting I should ignore your posts like you ignore Brietbart links. The point was that they aren't bounced off off my posts.
Trolls like A Prime will eventually go away if you ignore them. I have also heard that genuine Bulgarian Miak will frighten trolls away. Guffaw.
SORRY Setank Setunk, but U are WRONG ~
If U care to Check the FACTs which many Republicans RARELY do, you'll DISCOVER unlike other COMMENTATORs who have written only 1 or 2 Articles, I'm a MAJOR "Hub Contributor" to Hub Pages & a "TROLL" I'm not ~
SORRY to Disappoint U ~
People: At this point I'm less concerned about anything else we might learn about Trump and more concerned about what we are learning about the characteristics of the people who continue to defend him - no matter what. God knows accusations have flown in both directions. But it's one thing when those accusations are disproved and another thing entirely when they are simply ignored.
The same can be said about those who defend Hillary.
We have two of the least qualified people vying for the office of the presidency and everyone appears to be finding ways to defend the indefensible on both sides.
Live to Learn: If you remove Hillary's accusations about Benghazi and emails, you are left with a person who is eminently and extremely more qualified to be president, than Trump. You can't even begin to remove Trump's enormous avalanche of lies, you wouldn't even know where to begin, But if you did, all you would be left with is a person who has no governing experience, no foreign affairs experience and all he knows how to do is slander and attack those who criticize him. Good luck on the launch codes, if he is ever criticized.
I get your disdain for Trump. What I don't get is your support for Hillary.
I prefer a candidate who might use the office for personal gain to one who has proven she will use a government job to line her pockets.
I prefer a candidate who disappoints me with misogynistic comments to a woman who disgusts me by her lies in defense of a man just like that.
I prefer a candidate who may make missteps in foreign policy to one whose arrogant suggestions for action would carry us onto war.
I prefer a candidate who speaks from the hip and occasionally embarrasses himself to a forked tongue devil of a woman who waffles from one extreme to the other, depending on who she thinks is listening.
And I prefer a guy you guys naively think may be loose with the nuke button to a woman who risks exposing state secrets because it appeared to be too inconvenient to safeguard them.
Most of your complaints about trump are your opinions and speculation. My complaints about Hillary are based on facts.
Trump is hardly innocent in this and his record in many areas of contention have been documented and is not good. It is not one thing but many that are adding up to a pattern, in my opinion.
But, we have spoken before and we both know where we stand and why. There is a reason this has been the most unsuccessful GOP nominee in ages. Solid GOP strongholds like GA, AZ and UT are in play for the Democrats, when they had not been in decades.
I say, we will all take the lesser evil for and each of us what that represents is different. Let's hear from the voters who will decide who among the two is the most insufferable.
We will hear from the voters. My problem is that the voters are not being given a fair and unbiased look at each candidate. It's difficult to imagine more lopsided coverage and cover ups.
"There is a reason this has been the most unsuccessful GOP nominee in ages."
Yes, there certainly is. And it is the same reason that Trump is finding such massive support throughout the nation - he is not a politician playing political games and selling his influence and favors to the highest bidder.
* "Delusional Donald" is NOT Self-Funding, he had MASSIVE Donors which CONTOLLED him, many of which have ABANDONED him after realizing the MASSIVE Mistake they made ~ They OWN Casinos & other businesses which would be SEVERELY Impacted in a Negative way just by their association with him ~ Hence their DISTANCE & "Cut OFF" of Money FLOW ~
* If "Abuser Donald" is NOT a Politician, which is an ABSURD Thought, WHY would he be DUMB enough to apply for the most "Influencial & POWERFUL" Political JOB on the Planet ?? NEVER made any sense to the MAJORITY of Americans ~ U must be an even tempered, Mentally Competent DIPLOMATIC Politician to be PRESIDENT of the United States, not a Psychologically Un-SOUND Maniac who wishes he could PROLIFERATE Nuclear Weapons around the world ~
Would U want a Doctor who NEVER Attended Medical School to OPERATE on U ~
Yes, Trump did indeed manage to "BAMBOOZLE & Con" a very large crowd of rabid individuals, enough to become PRESIDENT of the Klu Klux Klan MAYBE, but not nearly enough to GAIN Access to OUR White House & OUR WORLD will be a much better place because of it ~
Trump is the "highest bidder" and while he may go far, it won't be far enough.
His Pseudo-Campaign "COLLAPSED" a LONG Time Ago due an almost INFINITE number of reasons including his "MENTAL Impairments, BREAKDOWNs & Reckless Behavior" and of course the FINAL Nail was the "SEX Tape" with NEW Allegations & VICTIMs coming forward by the day ~
Donald's PSEUDO-Campaign was & is as "DECEASED" as the number of Fluffy Little ANIMALs it took to make that HORRIBLE Lookin' Hair Piece on his HEAD ~
"And it is the same reason that Trump is finding such massive support throughout the nation - he is not a politician playing political games and selling his influence and favors to the highest bidder."
You are right. He is not a politico. He is a misogynistic asshat with delusions of god-hood.
Live to Learn; I am so sadden by what you think of Hillary. You and many like you have been brainwashed by right wing propaganda and Trump. She has not proven any of the accusations you stated. Trump is innocent until proven guilty. Hillary is guilty until proven innocent. There is a double standard in this country of anything is better than Hillary, including all the perverse things that you say about Trump, you would rather vote for Trump...what has this country come to?
Oh my gosh. Are you for real? You are the one who appears to bypass independent thought in your mad rush to pretend Hillary is not exactly who she has proven herself to be.
Just so you know. Hillary was proven guilty on the email problem. The brass chose not to prosecute. They did, however, hold a press conference and told the world that she was guilty of putting secret information on unsecured servers.
I'm sorry. This completely unrealistic and delusional belief that if we pretend that Hillary's many transgressions aren't real that they will simply go away and she will end up being a great president is mind boggling. If elected we will get exactly what we have seen throughout her entire political career. A lying, cheating sociopath whose only desire is to attain power and wealth. She has absolutely no concern for the American people.
Live to Learn - Can you apply the traits of sociopath to Hillary. Trump is in denial about everything he has ever said and done about his sexual exploits. If he was in office, don't you think there would be congressional investigations, just like they did with Hillary. Or do you think once he takes office, he will quit being a sexual predator? Hillary's transgressions have already gone away. It is the GOP and Trump, who keep bringing them up by saying there is conspiracy with Hillary and the FBI and the DOJ.
You say she has not concern for the American people, Here is a list of just some of her accomplishments for the American people. What has Trump done for the American people, other than B.S. them and change his mind every step of the way?
•Promoted nationwide immunization against childhood illnesses
•Successfully sought to increase research funding for prostate cancer and childhood asthma at the National Institutes of Health
•Worked to investigate reports of an illness that affected veterans of the Gulf War (now recognized as Gulf War Syndrome)
•Helped create the Office on Violence Against Women at the Department of Justice
•Initiated and shepherded the Adoption and Safe Families Act
•First FLOTUS in US History to hold a postgraduate degree
•Traveled to 79 countries during time as FLOTUS
•Helped create Vital Voices, an international initiative to promote the participation of women in the political processes of their countries.
•Served on five Senate committees:
-Committee on Budget (2001–2002)
-Committee on Armed Services (2003–2009)
-Committee on Environment and Public Works (2001–2009)
-Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (2001–2009)
-Special Committee on Aging.
•Member of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
•Instrumental in securing $21 billion in funding for the World Trade Center site's redevelopment
•Leading role in investigating the health issues faced by 9/11 first responders.
•In the aftermath of September 11th, she worked closely with her senior Senate counterpart from New York, Sen. Charles Schumer, on securing $21.4 billion in funding for the World Trade Center redevelopment.
• Middle East ceasefire. In November 2012, Secretary of State Clinton brokered a ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas.
•Introduced the Family Entertainment Protection Act, intended to protect children from inappropriate content found in video games.
Unfortunately, when I read through your list of things that denote a sociopath I do see Hillary written all over them. Don't get me wrong. Trump displays similar traits but to pretend Hillary doesn't is ludicrous.
Is Trump , in fact, a sexual predator? Has it been proven? Funny that, again and again, allegations come up against Hillary and democrats rush to insist that since she isn't in jail she must be innocent but we have leaked documents showing that the Clinton campaign wanted to smear Trump with these types of allegations, he is now being smeared with these types of allegations and it doesn't appear that a democrat can do anything other than scream guilty, guilty, guilty. Is he guilty? I don't know. And, neither do you.
So you know, Hillary wasn't investigated for sexual allegations. That was Bill. Or, are you like Hillary and think she was co president with Bill?
Let's look at what she has done that was not in the interests of the American people. Oh, wait. That's right. We can't. Since she isn't in jail for the myriad things we have been made aware of we are told to assume she is innocent of everything that has ever been looked into.
But, let's definitely hold Trump to a different standard. Guilty until proven innocent.
Live to Learn: Why don't you talk to the 8 women that he has accosted or better yet, just listen to Trump talking to Billy Bush or have you not seen that tape or talking to Howard Sterns.? He said I grab them by their Pu**y's, not I grabbed her by her Pu**y. There is a difference. Are you in denial about his sexual exploits or haven't you even seen or heard them? He said these things himself and it is recorded for the world to see and hear.
Unlike Hillary who is accused and then they have to go looking for the smoking gun. The leaked emails show nothing more than behind the scenes in developing a campaign strategy. There is nothing criminal.
In Trump's last rally, he went into a rage and destroyed his teleprompter and said he was not going to pay for the service because it quit working. I ask you is that a sane person? He blames everybody except himself for his declining poll numbers. That is a sign of Paranoia. There is no comparison between Trump's behavior and Hillary's.
I don't get your last sentence. Hillary is the one who is guilty until proven innocent. Trump is the one who his surrogates say is innocent until proven guilty. The only thing Trump knows how to do is divide and conquer anybody and any group who criticizes him. Right now he is dividing the GOP.
No, you have been made aware of what the right wing and Trump wants you to think about Hillary and you have bought into it. You don't have to do any searching for Trumps transgressions, they are all there for the world to see and hear. He spreads the B.S. that those women who came forward are a national conspiracy. Sure they are. They all got together and planned the whole thing.
When Bill did such Hillary's reaction was the following quote “Who is going to find out? These women are trash. Nobody’s going to believe them.” –on Bill Clinton’s bimbo eruptions
So, I ask you. Why are you so perturbed? It was OK for Bill. It was OK for Hillary to attempt to trash the women who accused him.
Why, oh why, does the left have a problem with the right doing the same thing?
This is pathetic and mind boggling. Bill's behavior disgusted me. Hillary's defense of it disgusted me Trump's statements disgusted me. The difference between you and me is that my disgust applies to all who conduct themselves in this manner. Yours appears to only apply to the right.
The law is the minimum standard expected of citizens in order to maintain a somewhat civilized society. If you are found to consistently function either right on the line or with one foot on each side of it, requiring legal counsel to argue that you are on the right side of it, you are not moral. You are not decent. And you are not qualified to represent me in any capacity.
You are right. There is little comparison. Hillary does ensure she is out of the public eye when her tantrums start. She has years of experience hiding who she is, what she stands for and what she will ultimately do.
That is not the way I see it. Have you not, consistently, argued that Hillary is not guilty of anything brought up? She is innocent until proven guilty? Have you not, consistently, argued that Trump is guilty because people are accusing him of things?
Are you completely incapable of comprehending what you write?
You are welcome to believe that, just as I am left to believe that you are hoodwinked by Hillary and her political machine. Did Trump do any of the things he has been accused of? Again, I point out that there has been nothing but (at the moment) unproven allegations. If it does go to some type of trial or some type of inquiry we can all see the evidence and judge for ourselves. At the moment, you are convicting him with no more evidence than your mad desire to find him guilty. I don't think that constitutes any measure of proof.
Unfortunately, the law allows people who are guilty of crimes to go unpunished. Depending on their wealth, their power and the savvy of their attorneys they can do any number of things without being held accountable. We know this by Hillary's history. I certainly hope that if Trump is guilty of any criminal activity in regards to women he will be held accountable. Just because I despise Hillary doesn't mean I think anyone should be allowed to flaunt the law in our faces, as she has consistently done.
Kathleen: I agree with you completely. Trump is a master salesman and he has learned how to divide and conquer. It worked in the primaries and it is working in a perverse way now. He is dividing and conquering the GOP, as well as the media.
As far as his supporters, he plays to their fantasies and tells then not only what they want to hear, but what they are actually thinking, but up until this point what they have been afraid to express. After years of right wing propaganda and the Tea Party, he is affirming their thoughts. The evangelicals who support him have rationalized in their minds that he is their savior, because in the bible, they have found many instances of transgressors who have also been heroes. Once their minds are made up, it is a matter of blind unquestioning faith.
He does big rallies, because of the crowd mania factor. He relies on building his audience into a frenzy with "lock her up, crooked Hillary" and many other demeaning accusations. He blames everybody except himself for his poor poll numbers. They like that because it speaks to anti-establishment agendas. The right wing propaganda machine includes tyranny, smaller government, the nanny state, racism, and gun control, all of they things they believe in and Trump is selling them.
These are my humble observations.
Just popping in to say I'm staying away from the forums until after the election. I've had enough of the nonsense. I'm with you on this. I've despised Trump from the beginning and been horrified at who on the forums are sticking with him no matter what he says or does. He is a classic case of narcissistic personality disorder, has no empathy and is unable to take responsibility for his behavior. And no, Hillary is not the same.
I'm comforted by the fact that, among my circle of friends and family, are very few Trump supporters left, and I live in a Republican county in a blue state.
Im also comforted that the women who were supporting him are fleeing in droves this week. Women and the college-educated are saving us from electing a monster with the self-control of a child.
The alt-right crazies have ruined the political forums. It is difficult to have thoughtful discussions when the forums are littered with disgusting lies accompanied by photoshopped images and dishonestly edited videos.
Y'all have fun and I'll see you after the election.
but unfortunately thats the only option left for you guys now....do you think USA is ready to accept a Lady President ? i dont think so...whats left is the dyed wool guy..
To believe that someone must first be willing to look at Hillary objectively. Good luck finding a democrat willing to do that.
I do look at Hillary objectively. Everybody's 'objective' opinion is different. In my opinion, Trump is worse. Who is the say whose garbage is the least foul? The voters...
We take the same tack with conservatives/GOP. There are plenty of intelligent, knowledgeable people on our train, which we demonstrate on November 8th.
Top liberal, Jill Stein. She is very liberal on her views, I like her.
Choosing between the lesser of two evil, she says follow Trump!
Jill believes Hillary would take us into a nuclear war. Me too.
I'm not sure how the TOPIC of Exploring the possibility that "Delusional Donald" is a "SOCIOPATH" ENDs Up at some NONSENSICAL Juncture that Hillary would somehow INDUCE Nuclear WAR, but here's the FACTs ~
"Delusional Donald" is the "TWISTED Individual" who PROMOTEs the INSANE Notion that MORE NUKEs are needed on OUR Planet ~ He actually said ARMING Middle EASTERN Nations such as Saudi Arabia & Asian COUNTRIEs like Japan with NUKEs is NOT Off the Table ~ ~ HOW "DUMB & Dangerous" is that Moronic THOUGHT ?? ~
He also has " Grand DELUSIONs" of Applying Nuclear STRIKEs within the CONFINEs of OUR N.A.T.O. ALLIEs, an INSANE THought which caused Vladimir Putin & COMMUNIST Russians to JUMP Up n' DOWN with uncontrollable glee ~
WHO's the "INSANE Proliferator" of Nuclear WAR ???
You do admit her many faults. And, I agree we have to decide which is the least objectionable. Not everyone admits that. Hillary's lack of honesty appears to have rubbed off on them.
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