America From Scratch

Do We Elect Narcissistic Leaders?

09/25/2019 | 7m 51s Video has closed captioning.

A study finds that politicians score higher than other professionals on the Narcissistic Personality Inventory, with a spike in characteristics like superiority, arrogance, and entitlement. Do we reward these characteristics with the way we vote? What would happen if we selected our leaders randomly, like we select our jurors for jury duty?

Aired: 09/25/19

Rating: NR

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