THE DARK TRIAD

As relates to politics

Has anyone ever heard of the "Dark Triad?" If you have not it might be worthwhile to investigate these personality traits.

Briefly, the Dark Triad is a group of three personality traits: narcissism, Machiavellianism and psychopathy. Use of term "dark" implies that people scoring high on these traits have malevolent qualities. 

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Narcissists: "Grandiose self promoters who continually crave attention

Machiavellians: master manipulators...think Bernard Madoff 

Psychopaths: callousness, impulsivity, manipulativeness and grandiosity

I am sure some politicians will come to mind that probably score high on the DT test.

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