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The Presidency
The presidency

My choice early in life was either to be a piano-player in a whorehouse or a politician. And to tell the truth, there's hardly any difference.

President Harry Truman

The essence of a President's persuasive task, with congressmen and everybody else, is to induce them to believe that what he wants of them is what their own appraisal of their own responsibilities requires them to do in their interest, not his.

Richard Neustadt (1990: 40)
  • The US Constitution
  • Presidential Leadership
  • Presidential Success
  • From Imperial to Impotent and back again?
  • After the Postmodern Presidency
  • Conclusion

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