Clinton should govern like Ike

Barone, Michael
June 1993
U.S. News & World Report;6/14/93, Vol. 114 Issue 23, p51
Suggests that President Bill Clinton should try taking a page from the leadership strategy of former President Dwight Eisenhower, who faced the same structural political problem 40 year ago. How Eisenhower set out to build a from-the-center governing coalition; Chief goal; How Eisenhower prevailed because he had a sense of command.


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