The Presidential Peters' Principle
Ralph Peters has a useful meditation on the character of modern presidents in his New York Post column today
Wouldn't it be a fine thing to have another president whose first serious taste of failure didn't come in the Oval Office? We don't need presidents with exclusive academic credentials. We need presidents who know what it's like to work for a living. We need presidents who understand average Americans. We need presidents for whom the White House isn't just the ultimate résumé entry.
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