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Read The Imperial Presidency by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. for some cool background information about the history of executive power and privilege. Peter Baker’s article this morning in the WP offers an interesting look at how the Dubya administration is further changing the limits and definitions of presidential power, but Schlesinger’s book reveals that all of this is nothing new, and that the pendulum probably will swing back. Hopefully soon.

Privilege at Stake With Nominees


Written by laura k

August 3, 2005 at 1:06 pm

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