Barack Obama and the Politics of Redemption by Stanley A. Renshon

By Stanley A. Renshon

Every new president increases many questions within the public brain. simply because Barack Obama was once a relative newcomer to the nationwide political scene, he raised extra questions than such a lot. could he end up to be a realistic centrist or might his politics of desire finally flounder at the rocky shoals of America’s deep political divisions? What of his management variety? How could the uncommonly calm personality he validated at the crusade path form Obama’s political kind as commander-in-chief?

Based on large biographical, mental, and political study and research, famous political psychologist Stanley Renshon follows Obama’s presidency during the first years. He digs into the query of who's the genuine Obama and assesses the benefits and boundaries that he brings to the presidency. those questions can't be replied with no recourse to mental research. and so they can't be responded with out mental wisdom of presidential management and the presidency itself. Renshon explains that Obama’s ambition has been fueled by means of a wish for redemption—his personal, that of his mom and dad, and finally for the rustic he now leads, which has huge, immense results for his offerings as president of a politically divided the US.

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