Tagged: psychology and politics

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

2016 Presidential Candidates

Psychological profiles of 2016 U.S. presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, Rand Paul, Rick Perry, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, and Scott Walker (GOP) and Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders (Democrats).

Chris Christie 2024

Psychological assessment reveals Chris Christie’s personality is Dominant/controlling, supplemented by secondary Ambitious/confident and Dauntless/adventurous patterns and subsidiary Outgoing/congenial and Contentious/resolute features.

Ron DeSantis

Ron DeSantis’s primary personality patterns are Dominant/controlling and Ambitious/confident, supplemented by secondary Retiring/reserved and Contentious/resolute patterns and subsidiary Conscientious/respectful features. The prominence of the Dominant, Ambitious, and Retiring patterns in DeSantis’s profile is indicative of a “high-dominance introvert” political personality type with an “expansionist” leadership orientation and, because of a distinct Conscientious tendency, an “incrementalist” personal political style in consummating his policy objectives.

Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelensky’s primary personality patterns are Ambitious/confident, Outgoing/congenial, Dauntless/adventurous, and Accommodating/cooperative, complemented by secondary Conscientious/respectful and Dominant/asserting features.

Donald Trump 2020

Summary: Psychological assessment reveals Donald Trump’s personality is Ambitious/exploitative (narcissistic), Dominant/controlling, and Outgoing/impulsive, with a high-dominance, charismatic leadership style.