Dershowitz doesn’t agree with liberals accusing Trump of being mentally ill to push their own political agenda.
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Dershowitz, a Democrat who supported Hillary Clinton, said calls for removal are “very dangerous.”
“There’s only one thing worse than trying to criminalize political differences and that’s trying to psychiatrize them,” he said. “These psychiatrists who are trying to diagnose without having even met the man. That’s what they did in Russia.”
However, Lee’s statements have been found to violate the “Goldwater Rule” — an ethical standard set forth by the American Psychiatric Association regarding evaluating politicians or people they have not met.