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Mon Oct 22, 2012, 03:45 PM

Is Mitt Romney Mentally Ill?

Is Mitt Romney Mentally Ill?

October 15th, 2012
by Rmuse

During an important election to decide the fate and direction of a country, a voter is likely to consider a candidate’s consistency of actions, values, methods, principles, and expectations, as well as outcomes from previous experience in political office before supporting a candidate. Many voters contemplate a candidate’s honesty and truthfulness, or accuracy of actions, before deciding to cast their vote, and few would choose a candidate renowned for lies and hypocrisy because it defines the candidate as morally deficient with anti-social tendencies. Americans are witnessing a morally deficient candidate for the presidency, and if it is not obvious by now that Willard Mitt Romney is a pathological liar, a hypocrite, and deceitful in words and deeds, it is about time his possible mental illness, Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASP), is exposed to the American people.

An individual suffering from ASP is calculating, manipulative, frequently charming and alluring, and fits the clinical portrait matching depictions of con artists and predators found in literature, and is masterful at using machinations of a criminal who fails to conform to social norms with respect to lawful behaviors. Some criteria psychologists use to diagnose ASP are deceitfulness, as indicated by repeatedly lying, conning others for personal profit, and lacking remorse or rationalizing having caused harm. Besides persistent lying, Romney demonstrates an innate inability to care about harming others borne out of narcissism, elevated self-worth, and a sense of extreme entitlement and cannot tolerate authority figures. If these criteria seem suspiciously similar to convicted felons and life-criminals, it is because over one-third of the prison population suffers from different degrees of ASP and, like Romney, they have a childhood history of the disorder.

Over the course of the campaign, stories of Willard’s childhood bullying and disregard for people other than himself abound, and besides chasing and holding down a gay classmate and cutting his hair, there are other instances of his disregard for others. Romney’s impersonating a police officer is not just a prank, and victims of Romney’s faux law enforcement attention may have a different opinion of his behavior that contradicts the portrait of the squeaky-clean Mormon boy. Indeed, Romney carried his disregard for young Americans into college when he protested in favor of sending young men to fight and die in Viet Nam while his “religious” deferments allowed him to luxuriate in a French castle while he proselytized French people into his cult.

Willard carried his disregard for other people with him to Bain Capital where he repeatedly lied and conned unwitting companies and shareholders into believing that, under Bain management, their firms would flourish only to end up in bankruptcy as Romney and his partners pillaged their assets, shuttered businesses, and raided employee’s pensions all for personal profit. Romney’s narcissism drives him to claim he saved the Salt Lake City Olympics, but he is remiss to give credit to the American taxpayer who funded his efforts to the tune of $1.5 billion, and then destroyed records to conceal malfeasance and cronyism related to his Mormon business associates. He continued covering tracks at the end of his failed term as Massachusetts governor when he charged taxpayers for wiping computers to conceal internal correspondence, and his bankruptcy gang repeated the cover-up practice by destroying books and records in the eToys bankruptcy between 1999 and 2001. Old habits die hard, but especially when they are borne of a cognitive disorder like ASP.

Read more: http://www.politicususa.com/mitt-romney-mentally-ill.html




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napkinz Oct 2012 OP
backscatter712 Oct 2012 #1
GoCubsGo Oct 2012 #2
lumpy Oct 2012 #4
cali Oct 2012 #3
napkinz Oct 2012 #5
backscatter712 Oct 2012 #7
Laura PourMeADrink Oct 2012 #9
vaberella Oct 2012 #23
Brickbat Oct 2012 #6
backscatter712 Oct 2012 #8
dembotoz Oct 2012 #10
backscatter712 Oct 2012 #12
napkinz Oct 2012 #18
backscatter712 Oct 2012 #19
avebury Oct 2012 #11
RoccoR5955 Oct 2012 #13
backscatter712 Oct 2012 #14
RoccoR5955 Oct 2012 #16
Tierra_y_Libertad Oct 2012 #15
backscatter712 Oct 2012 #17
backscatter712 Oct 2012 #20
madokie Oct 2012 #21
Barack_America Oct 2012 #22
Wednesdays Oct 2012 #24
Barack_America Oct 2012 #25
Michigan Alum Oct 2012 #26

Response to napkinz (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 03:47 PM

1. Antisocial Personality Disorder is exactly right. In layman's terms, he's a psychopath!

If he gets elected, he'll spend his entire presidency gaslighting the nation!

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 03:52 PM

2. Yes. He is a republican.

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It goes without saying.

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Response to GoCubsGo (Reply #2)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 03:55 PM

4. Truly

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 03:55 PM

3. oh for fuck's sake.

this is as dumb as it gets. What's the point?

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Response to cali (Reply #3)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 03:57 PM

5. so it's just a cigar?






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Response to cali (Reply #3)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 03:59 PM

7. What's dumb about it? Mitt's mental disorder is pretty obvious.

Evaluating the character of those who would be our nation's leaders is the duty of every citizen.

And my citizen's evaluation of Mitt Romney is this. Mitt Romney shows signs of antisocial personality disorder and narcissistic personality disorder, and for those reasons, I find that as president, he could do great harm to our country. For the sake of our nation, he needs to be blackballed from the office.

Sorry, but Mitt's mental state is on the table, and SHOULD be on the table. I won't tread on eggshells around this topic.

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Response to cali (Reply #3)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 04:01 PM

9. huh? don't you think he is abnormal? Personally, I think he's anal retentive to the max.

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Response to cali (Reply #3)

Tue Oct 23, 2012, 12:36 AM

23. Both his wife and son have mentioned his mental or emotional instability.

That plays a fundamental role in his ability to govern.

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 03:57 PM

6. Pathologizing right-wingers lets them off the hook, which I refuse to do.

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Response to Brickbat (Reply #6)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 04:01 PM

8. Psychological evaluation is something we should be doing when choosing our leaders.

Romney's behavior is full of the symptoms of antisocial personality disorder, and for that reason, we damned well should be looking into it and putting that into our judgments of whether he's suitable to be put in a position of leadership.

Fuck treading on eggshells. Mitt's mental state is on the table, and should be.

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 04:04 PM

10. this stuff matters

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Response to dembotoz (Reply #10)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 04:07 PM

12. Fuck yeah! I do not want that psycho in the White House with his finger on the button! n/t

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Response to backscatter712 (Reply #12)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:15 PM

18. You think we would have learned from Bush's eight years

People have short memories.






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Response to napkinz (Reply #18)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:25 PM

19. The public seems to have the attention span and memory retention of a goldfish... n/t

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 04:04 PM

11. Yes

It is not a good sign that his spouse has stated publicly that, when he is stressed on the campaign trail, he goes back and dumps on her. It makes you wonder how he would handle a true domestic or international crisis.

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Response to RoccoR5955 (Reply #13)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 04:24 PM

14. Don't say that anywhere where the Secret Service can hear you...

I hate that psycho son-of-a-bitch with the heat of a thousand sons, but it's technically illegal to suggest hitting a person under Secret Service protection with a baseball bat, even if he deserves it!

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Response to backscatter712 (Reply #14)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 04:32 PM

16. The Secret Service

Can administer the cure as well, or probably better than anyone.

Technically, it's not an assault, it's a cure.


Read my post again, I never said to hit anyone.

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 04:29 PM

15. No. It's just faulty batteries in his Magic Skivvies.

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Response to Tierra_y_Libertad (Reply #15)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 04:52 PM

17. I hope Obama gives him a magic wedgie tonight! n/t

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Response to backscatter712 (Reply #17)

Tue Oct 23, 2012, 12:32 AM

20. Looks like my hopes came true!

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Tue Oct 23, 2012, 12:35 AM

21. If he wasn't before he is now

Obama just f**ked his brains out, metaphorically speaking that is

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Tue Oct 23, 2012, 12:36 AM

22. Yes. I diagnozd him from the teevee.

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Response to Barack_America (Reply #22)

Tue Oct 23, 2012, 12:49 AM

24. So, what's your explanation for his behavior?

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Response to Wednesdays (Reply #24)

Tue Oct 23, 2012, 12:51 AM

25. Spoiled brat?

Who knows, I've never interacted with the man.

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Tue Oct 23, 2012, 12:58 AM

26. I thought that today in my social work class. We were talking about that disorder today.

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