The Rutherford Institute- From Democracy to Pathocracy: The Rise of the Political Psychopath

“Politicians are more likely than people in the general population to be sociopaths. I think you would find no expert in the field of sociopathy/psychopathy/antisocial personality disorder who would dispute this… That a small minority of human beings literally have no conscience was and is a bitter pill for our society to swallow — but it does explain a great many things, shamelessly deceitful political behavior being one.”

—Dr. Martha Stout, clinical psychologist and former instructor at Harvard Medical School

From Democracy to Pathocracy The Rise of the Political Psychopath

Source: The Rutherford Institute :: From Democracy to Pathocracy: The Rise of the Political Psychopath