Pitiful Giants: Presidents in Their Final Terms (The by D. Franklin

By D. Franklin

when you consider that ratification of the twenty second modification in 1951, 5 American presidents—Eisenhower, Reagan, Clinton, Bush, and Obama—have been elected to serve a moment time period. possibly, by way of advantage in their term-limited prestige, those presidents are loose from electoral strain to pursue rules within the public curiosity, yet this can be a questionable assumption. moment time period presidents face a bunch of structural hindrances that make it tough for them to hold out their initiatives. How then do presidents lead via those politically-complex conditions? How can presidents utilize their second-tem "mandates" whereas combating opposed to waning political strength? This e-book seeks to reply to the complex—and frequently paradoxical—challenges presidents come upon of their lame duck years.

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