The Leaders We Deserved (and a Few We Didn't): Rethinking the Presidential Rating Game

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Basic Books, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 497 pages
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It's a perennial pastime to rate U.S. presidents on an all-time ranking: Certain presidents were "Great," others were "Near-Great," and so on down to "Failures" and "Unmitigated Disasters." (OK, we made that last category up.) But as Alvin Felzenberg poin

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Review: Leaders We Deserved (and a Few We Didn't)

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Very interesting -- I learned a lot about the presidents I knew nothing about and more about the presidents I thought I knew well. Felzenberg evaluated our former leaders in 6 different categories ... Read full review

Review: The Leaders We Deserved (and a Few We Didn't): Rethinking the Presidential Rating Game

User Review  - Gary Geiger - Goodreads

A Ted Williams Republican ranks the presidents. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Alvin Stephen Felzenberg is a Visiting Professor of Politics at Princeton University, and has held appointments including the principal spokesman for the 9/11 Commission and staff positions in the U.S. House of Representatives. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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