“Masters of Manipulation”: Psychopaths Rule The World
A Case Study of Obama and Petraeus, by By Joachim Hagopian, Global Research, May 24, 2014
Article introduction: Psychopaths dominate the halls of power in both the United States and throughout the world. The current economic, political, military and legal system breeds psychopaths, rewarding psychopathic behavior and punishing those with conscience and integrity. Psychopaths will naturally be drawn to and converge at the apex of the power pyramid as much from their own drive for ambitious power as the hierarchical system that both requires and reinforces those who can comfortably operate without conscience, guilt or any genuine level of empathy toward others.