Are Tories sociopaths?

When you look at any group of people of similar mind, you will find that they take on a common or group characteristics, and traits. Dare I say a group personality?

Examining the ruling parties here in the UK, the ConDems, we find that they do conform to a common or group personality.

Further examination of this group personality leads us to ask, “Are the Tories sociopaths”? I think they are and if you look at this interesting page on the subject, you can see that most of this ConDem government conforms to type.

This definition of the malignant personality is particularly true,

(3) They scapegoat; they are incapable of either having the insight or willingness to accept responsibility for anything they do. Whatever the problem, it is always someone else’s fault.

This government has scapegoated public sector workers and, rather than look to themselves for answers to the riots, they decided that all rioters were “criminals” or were involved in gangs. They also sought to claim that all of the rioters were under the age of 25 and Black. It wasn’t true.

This also makes interesting reading,

Other Related Qualities:

  1. Contemptuous of those who seek to understand them
  2. Does not perceive that anything is wrong with them
  3. Authoritarian
  4. Secretive
  5. Paranoid
  6. Only rarely in difficulty with the law, but seeks out situations where their tyrannical behavior will be tolerated, condoned, or admired
  7. Conventional appearance
  8. Goal of enslavement of their victim(s)
  9. Exercises despotic control over every aspect of the victim’s life
  10. Has an emotional need to justify their crimes and therefore needs their victim’s affirmation (respect, gratitude and love)
  11. Ultimate goal is the creation of a willing victim
  12. Incapable of real human attachment to another
  13. Unable to feel remorse or guilt
  14. Extreme narcissism and grandiose
  15. May state readily that their goal is to rule the world

My eyes were drawn to point 3. Tories claim to be in favour of freedom but their actions say something different: they are authoritarian and tend to admire other authoritarians (Thatcher’s admiration for Pinochet, for example).

In opposition, the Tories positioned themselves as champions of civil liberties but once in power they quickly reverted to their default position. I, for one, was not taken in by their faux Damascene conversion to civil libertarianism.

Same old Tories. Same old sociopaths.

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8 Comments

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8 responses to “Are Tories sociopaths?

  1. Alan thomas

    Same old bollocks.

  2. wl

    so according to you people who riot, people who burn down buildings, people who loot, arent criminals?

    who was it who wasted a global economic boom? it wasnt the tories was it.

  3. If you’re going to use the word ConDem to describe the government, you need to bear in mind that it’s Labour that the electorate condemned for their time in office.

    And this whole post is meant to be ironic, right?

  4. But that seems to perfectly match Labour as well and one Gordon Brown in particular… That’s the problem, doesn’t matter who we vote for the British government always gets in.

  5. Deb

    Can i just add that they and their supporters blame the last labour gov’t EVERYTIME there is an opposition to a bill. The whole ‘labour started it,’ is all about refusing to admit responsibility for their actions.

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