Search for and provide the link for a video clip of a charismatic leader in action (e.g., speaking to a large crowd, delivering a televised address, spearheading a big rally).
Answer the following questions:
- What exceptional qualities make this particular leader a charismatic leader?
- What special techniques and/or tactics does this particular leader employ in the clip, if any, to fire up his or her followers?
- What real or potential threats does this leader pose to the established order? What is it about the times in which this leader lives (or lived) that may be (or may have been) conducive to charismatic leadership?
- Is this particular leader someone that you, yourself, could imagine believing in, being inspired by, and acting on behalf of? If so, why? Or why not?