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Presidents are surrounded via political strategists and White condo information who most likely recognize adequate to prevent making an identical errors as their predecessors. Why, then, do an analogous sorts of presidential disasters happen again and again? Why Presidents Fail solutions this query via analyzing presidential fiascos, quagmires, and dicy business-the type of failure that led President Kennedy to groan after the Bay of Pigs invasion, 'How may well i've been so stupid?' during this publication, Richard M. Pious appears to be like at 9 circumstances that experience turn into defining occasions in presidencies from Dwight D. Eisenhower and the U-2 Flights to George W. Bush and Iraqi WMDs. He makes use of those instances to attract generalizations approximately presidential energy, authority, rationality, and legitimacy. And he increases questions about the bounds of presidential decision-making, a lot of which fly within the face of the normal knowledge in regards to the glossy presidency.

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Presidents are surrounded through political strategists and White condo suggestions who possibly understand adequate to prevent making an identical blunders as their predecessors. Why, then, do an analogous types of presidential mess ups take place over and over? Why Presidents Fail solutions this query via studying presidential fiascos, quagmires, and dicy business-the form of failure that led President Kennedy to groan after the Bay of Pigs invasion, 'How may perhaps i've been so silly?

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