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milestogo

(16,829 posts)
Sun Jun 7, 2020, 02:57 PM Jun 2020

Should a psych evaluation be part of the process for screening presidential candidates?


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Should a psych evaluation be part of the process for screening presidential candidates? (Original Post) milestogo Jun 2020 OP
Didn't vote yet because WHO would be doing the evaluation, and would those people be screened FIRST? BamaRefugee Jun 2020 #1
good point FirstLight Jun 2020 #2
Valid question. ...nt 2naSalit Jun 2020 #3
I voted no for the same reason. That is just another way to attack Democrats. Righties won't care... Demsrule86 Jun 2020 #6
BLOTUS would get a "bone spur" doc to declare him sane. jls4561 Jun 2020 #4
"Mr. Trump is the sanest person I have ever had the extreme pleasure of evaluating" BamaRefugee Jun 2020 #5
In trump's case cyndensco Jun 2020 #7
Exactly Why I Voted No ProfessorGAC Jun 2020 #8
Far as I'm concerned, it already is. Iggo Jun 2020 #9
I voted no marie999 Jun 2020 #10
Who does the evaluation? fescuerescue Jun 2020 #11
+ struggle4progress Jun 2020 #12

BamaRefugee

(3,483 posts)
1. Didn't vote yet because WHO would be doing the evaluation, and would those people be screened FIRST?
Sun Jun 7, 2020, 03:00 PM
Jun 2020

Sounds weird, I know, but one political party could possibly pack the evaluation committee with people as fully insane as that one political party is.

Demsrule86

(68,513 posts)
6. I voted no for the same reason. That is just another way to attack Democrats. Righties won't care...
Sun Jun 7, 2020, 03:42 PM
Jun 2020

and all Democratic candidate will be attacked

cyndensco

(1,697 posts)
7. In trump's case
Sun Jun 7, 2020, 05:06 PM
Jun 2020

the voters should have noticed he was a bit off. They voted for him anyway. I doubt the results of a psych evaluation would deter them.

fescuerescue

(4,448 posts)
11. Who does the evaluation?
Sun Jun 7, 2020, 07:33 PM
Jun 2020


And who evaluates the evaluators?

This kind of power would be weaponized immediately and undermine the Democratic process.

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