Only one point of view on this topic is to be allowed in the thread? Those who are unhappy about this beatification need their own thread? Just checking the parameters here. To be clear, I see no evidence of that approach until the quoted post.
Originally Posted by behindmydesk
…authoritarian followers drive through life under the influence of impaired thinking a lot more than most people do, exhibiting sloppy reasoning, highly compartmentalized beliefs, double standards, hypocrisy, self-blindness, a profound ethnocentrism, and—to top it all off—a ferocious dogmatism that makes it unlikely anyone could ever change their minds with evidence or logic. These seven deadly shortfalls of authoritarian thinking eminently qualify them to follow a would-be dictator.