This is very interesting and is apolitical, thought our readers would enjoy the short video from the author.

Neuroscientist and self-described psychopath James Fallon discusses the psychopathic tendencies of leaders and madmen. Fallon is the author of The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist’s Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the Brain.

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Would You Vote for a Psychopath?

Would You Vote for a Psychopath

This team of researchers asked the biographers — the really top biographers for all the presidents from the beginning all the way through almost up to the present. And said, rate them on this psychopathic scale. And they did and right at the top was Teddy Roosevelt. Then FDR, then JFK. Bill Clinton was right up there. People really low on the — way low in psychopathy like Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, George Bush Sr., very low psychopathy. George Bush’s son is kind of in the middle.