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The Presidency

The Writing Life: Bob Dilenschneider on the US Election

Pranay Gupte | Posted 10.19.2016 | Politics
Pranay Gupte

The following piece is by Robert L. Dilenschneider. It offers valuable insights about the American political system: With less than 20 days before on...

Without a Plan to Tackle Addiction, You're Not Qualified to Be President

Patrick R. Krill | Posted 10.22.2016 | Politics
Patrick R. Krill

While it may be tempting to dismiss me as a single-issue voter with a narrow view of the world, consider whether there is one other issue whose poisonous vines stretch so broadly across every inch of our national landscape: public health, the economy, national security, civil rights, crime, family life, and education.

Elevating Ike: An Audiobook Review

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.29.2012 | Home
Tom Alderman

If you're a hardcore Democrat, this audiobook could turn you around about the man.

How Obama Can Win in 2012

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

With Romney as the Republican nominee, Obama will have a serious opponent. There are, however, several things which could break Obama's way, and over which the campaign has some control.

America's Rorschach President?

Charles Kolb | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics
Charles Kolb

Reagan, Roosevelt, and Johnson were "conviction" presidents. They knew what they wanted to do as leaders. Barack Obama's rise to the presidency reflects an altogether different experience.

The Conundrum of Democratic Leadership

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Glenn C. Altschuler

Keohane does not present her own comprehensive theory about leadership. She is skeptical -- and rightfully so -- of "one-size-fits-all" explanations.

"First 100 Days" Coverage May Result in Rectal Bleeding

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

"It's pure journalistic olestra. The consistent barrage of 'first 100 days'-related news goes through people so quickly that their heads and now their bodies are unable to properly absorb or digest it all."