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The codicil to this article about Rahm Emanuel struck me when I originally read it: When hypomanics succeed at something big, they often think they can achieve something impossibly huge.
De Tocqueville, it turns out, might as well have been describing hypomanics -- you can compare his remarks to the DSM-IV definition, also covered on Gartner's introduction.
The United States has more hypomanics than other countries, Gartner claims, and these people are largely responsible for the nation's power and prosperity.