By Stephen J. Wayne
Renowned presidential student Stephen Wayne takes a detailed examine the interaction of private personality, partisan politics, and public opinion on presidential decision-making. during this systematic personality examine, Wayne considers how President Obama’s coverage ideals and working type fueled his meteoric luck as a candidate, yet have had a decidedly combined effect on his governance as president. Arguing that personality issues, Wayne exhibits that Obama’s own dimensions either give a contribution and detract from his coverage achievements and political goals.
Taking into consideration the surroundings within which he took place of work up throughout the “shellacking” of the Democrats in November 2010, the e-book appears to be like at how Obama has handled the afflicted economic system and a polarized political weather. Wayne units his learn in the greater literature on presidential personality and explores the wider questions surrounding presidential management in a democratic society: Do presidents lead or stick to public opinion? To what quantity do management talents make a distinction? what sort of coverage and political impression can presidents have within the twenty-first century?
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