Summary: Political discourse in the wake of Hillary Clinton’s nomination for president illustrates our country still struggles with gender issues. But is this because we are by nature sexist, or are our brains simply hardwired to be critical of women leaders?
Category: Rudy Giuliani
Summary: The Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics (USPP) ‘Media Tipsheet’ offers political reporters looking for a fresh story angle a sometimes unique, often unconventional perspective on politics.
The dominant feature of Rudy Giuliani’s personality is a controlling, aggressive tendency. When a prominent aggressive tendency combines with moral certitude, the resulting personality prototype is the “hostile enforcer.”
Rudy Giuliani is a dominant, controlling, aggressive personality whose combative orientation was instrumental to his success as a prosecutor and as mayor of New York City.
Giuliani’s primary personality pattern is Dominant/aggressive, with secondary features of the Conscientious/dutiful and Ambitious/confident patterns. The combination of highly dominant and conscientious patterns in Giuliani’s profile suggests an aggressive enforcer personality composite.
Summary: Personality profiles of contenders in the 2000 U.S. presidential election, including Texas Gov. George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore.
Summary: Psychological profiles of Democratic contenders Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and John Edwards and Republican contenders John McCain and Rudy Giuliani in the 2008 U.S. presidential election.