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The Politics of Economic Leadership: The Causes and Consequences of Presidential Rhetoric

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The American president is widely viewed by the public and media as the nation's single most influential political and economic figure. But social scientists have often concluded that presidential words fall "on deaf ears" or have little lasting impact on policy or public opinion. Then why did Bill Clinton make 12,798 public references to the economy during his eight years in office compared with Harry Truman's mere 2,124 during his own two terms? Why George W. Bush's 3,351 remarks during his first term? Did all these words ...

The Politics of Economic Leadership: The Causes and Consequences of Presidential Rhetoric 2007, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691134727

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The Politics of Economic Leadership: The Causes and Consequences of Presidential Rhetoric 2007, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691129778

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