Behavior: White House Doodles

TIME submitted a sampling of presidential doodles to Graphologist Andrea McNichol. Her comments:

Calvin Coolidge shows conflicting moods and feelings; the bottom half is precise and calm, but the top half reflects an impatient, unhappy individual. Herbert Hoover demonstrates incredible motivation, but the coiled web tells us he feels trapped, and the overlapping of the designs suggests that he is a bit befuddled and confused. John Kennedy's graphic movement indicates a superior intellect. Obviously he had bad feelings toward the first, messily drawn house, which may be the White House. His feelings are moderate toward the middle house, and truly homey toward...

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