Eisenhower: Constitutional Monarch?

Peld, M. D.
March 1956
New Republic;3/26/56, Vol. 134 Issue 13, p8
In this article the author comments on the Presidency of the U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower. He says that when Eisenhower leaves it, the Presidency will be something other than what it was when he took it. He suggests that the American Presidency, tailored to fit Eisenhower's style is coming to resemble more and more closely the British model of cabinet government and constitutional monarchy. A major reason for Eisenhower's election in 1952 was that most Americans wanted a President who would stand above petty partisanship, who would be a President of all the people. In Eisenhower they saw the man.


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