The Presidency Is No Place for Amateurs

“I sit here all day trying to persuade people to do the things they ought to have sense enough to do without my persuading them,” Harry Truman once lamented. “That’s all the powers of the President amount to.”

As usual, the plain-speaking Truman got it right: presidential power is the power to persuade. Too bad the current occupant of the White House has never learned this basic lesson.

Source: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/2013/10/15/the_presidency_is_no_place_for_amateurs_317868.html
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