The Presidential Difference by Greenstein Fred

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The author surveys each president’s record in public his communication, organizational capacity, vision, political skill, political skill emotional intelligence where he argues that the most important aspect in predicting presidential success is emotional intelligence. The author notes that the work of the civilians is to determine the next tenants to the white house whom when they do not perform as according to the expectations of the citizens the tenants are evicted from the white house.
Starting with President Franklin D. Roosevelt first hundred days in office the author the author notes that there are peoples who are considered to be of interest than others. These groups consist of a broad development that creates new demands and defines the old ones in different ways, large unions for workers who came together to form this union. However the author says that these groups did not exist secondly, the state policy also is a stimulator to interest group formation where war veterans ask for a pension as well as other benefits as the army demanding land of some large amount of money to have a new start with a new life after the war. Additionally, political parties always shave a foundation where they came from this mainly are young people who are drawn to the need of change hence caught up in a social movement where they are inspired by political or religious doctrines.
The author defines federalism as a political system in which there are local units of governmental activities and whose existence is special protected. The presidents being the sovereign ruler in the United States have to subdue the rivalry among the states. States are known to always be competing among themselves for the largest share of it. The federal government which distributes its funds to its states, as required some states claim to have more expenses than others while others are allocated fewer funds as compared to others, federal taxes and regulatory policies make it difficult or expensive for state and localgovernment to raise its revenues to keep its projects going.