"High charisma" also applies to Ronald Reagan .
For that matter, it also applies to Jesus Christ.
And to Adolf Hitler.
Both good and bad people, both genuine and phony people can have high charisma.
The same is true of low charisma. Algore is a bloated gasbag, pompous, arrogant, and self-righteous. He is as phony as Slick Willie and BO.
The difference is that in politics, high charisma wins and low charisma loses. If you want to win the presidency, you need a high-charisma candidate. Charisma trumped issues every time since 1980.