A Nation of Wusses: How America's Leaders Lost the Guts to Make Us Great
Governor Ed Rendell explains why America's leaders rarely call for sacrifice for the greater good—to avoid making any sacrifices themselves!
Rendell has seen job security become the primary consideration of any person with power in America—their own job security! Most politicians and bureaucrats can see no further ahead than the next election, sometimes no further than the next press conference. Americans are rarely afraid of sacrifice and hard work when they mean building a better future, but when was the last time you heard of a leader of anything making a sacrifice for the greater good? The people can only win when they make it clear to the powers that be that making the right choices, even the hard ones, is the key to winning the next election.
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A NATION OF WUSSES: How America's Leaders Lost the Guts to Make Us GreatUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Veteran Democratic politico Rendell prescribes a potent tonic for today's anemic leadership, simultaneously looking back on his spirited 30-plus years in elected office.Whether as district attorney ... Read full review
the GuvUser Review - eightyfour - Overstock.com
well written by one of my favorite democrats... tells it like it is.... good read. Read full review