Oh-oh! Politicians share personality traits with serial killers

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    Using his law enforcement experience and data drawn from the FBI's behavioral analysis unit, Jim Kouri has collected a series of personality traits common to a couple of professions.

    Kouri, who's a vice president of the National Assn. of Chiefs of Police, has assembled traits such as superficial charm, an exaggerated sense of self-worth, glibness, lying, lack of remorse and manipulation of others.

    These traits, Kouri points out in his analysis, are common to psychopathic serial killers.

    But -- and here's the part that may spark some controversy and defensive discussion -- these traits are also common to American politicians. (Maybe you already suspected.)

    Yup. Violent homicide aside, our elected officials often show many of the exact same character traits as criminal nut-jobs, who run from police but not for office.

    Kouri notes that these criminals are psychologically capable of committing their dirty deeds free of any concern for social, moral or legal consequences and with absolutely no remorse.



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    Really?

    How many of them can you say killed and tortured small animals, were abused as children and wet the bed? Aren't those the primary simptoms?
     
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    Not that I know of. The TRAITS (as opposed to sYmptoms) are listed in the article.
     
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    why dont you actually read the whole story and see what it says before you make yourself look like more of an idiot than we already know you are
     

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