TITLE

Diagnosing Obama's Failure to Lead

AUTHOR(S)
STEIN, ROBERT
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Moderate Voice;8/8/2011, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers insights on the failure by U.S. President Barack Obama to lead the nation. Political consultant Drew Westen offers a diagnosis of Obama's failed leadership. It states that the U.S. got an equally misdirected version of former U.S. President George Bush's imagination of himself as unifier in period that demand for another former U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) to battle with those that had taken the U.S. to the verge of economic ruin.
ACCESSION #
63970933

 

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