Donald Trump’s unabashedly bigoted rhetoric against anyone — made that everyone — who is neither white nor Christian has drawn numerous comparisons with the Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler.
These people are not entirely wrong, it would seem, as most of Trump’s proposed policies would probably delight the deceased mass murderer. But they are also wrong in saying that Trump is like Hitler.
Because Trump is much worse than Hitler, according to a researcher at Oxford University.
As it turns out, the media mogul is a bigger psychopath than the notorious Nazi leader, according to a test by psychologist Dr. Kevin Dutton.
He ranked the psychopathic traits of the U.S. presidential hopefuls and historical leaders, using a basic psychometric tool, the Psychopathic Personality Inventory-Revised (PPI-R).
Although Trump and other figures weren’t personally available for the test, questions were answered with the help of opinions from experts to measure PPI-R.
Trump scored higher than Hitler and just below Idi Amin and Henry VIII, coming into the top 20 percent of the subjects with psychopathic traits. However, it was Saddam Hussein who topped the list.
Since Dutton ranked both the candidates, Clinton also made it to the list. And even she made it to the top 20 percent. She came before historical figures like Roman emperor Nero on characteristics such as "Machiavellian egocentricity."
Here are some of the scores:
1) Saddam Hussein - 189
2) Henry VIII - 178
3) Idi Amin - 176
4) Donald Trump - 171
5) Adolf Hitler - 169
6) William the Conqueror - 165
7) Saint Paul - 157
8) Jesus - 157
9) Winston Churchill - 155
10) Napoleon Bonaparte - 153
11) Hillary Clinton - 152
12) Emperor Nero - 151
13) Oliver Cromwell - 136
14) Margaret Thatcher - 136
15) George Washington - 132
But both presidential candidates scoring high on the test doesn’t mean American voters should be worried. As Dutton stated, "The PPI-R does not say that someone is or is not a psychopath.”
"Both great and terrible leaders score higher than the general population for psychopathic traits, but it is the mix of those traits that determines success,” he added.
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