The Cult of the Presidency, Updated: America's Dangerous Devotion to Executive Power

The Cult of the Presidency, Updated: America's Dangerous Devotion to Executive Power


The Bush years have given upward thrust to fears of a resurgent Imperial Presidency, however the challenge can't be solved just by bringing a brand new management to strength. either Left and correct agree at the boundless nature of presidential accountability. For each side, it's the president's task to develop the economic climate, educate our kids good, shop us from hurricanes, or even to unfold democracy in another country. in brief, the Imperial Presidency is the fee we pay for making the place of work the point of interest of our nationwide hopes and goals. Combining historic scholarship, criminal research, and cultural observation, The Cult of the Presidency argues that the presidency should be reined in, with its powers checked via Congress and the courts. purely then can we start to go back the presidency to its right constitutional position.

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