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What's the problem? Bush was elected president despite only being willing to deny that he had taken cocaine in a period that wasn't covered by the statue of limitations.
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Mon Jun 10th, 2019 at 08:56:47 AM EST
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Of course success in politics is based on perception by the public.

Political leadership images in newspapers  

Political leadership matters. The often-studied personalization thesis argues, firstly, that the focus (for instance in the media) is changing from parties to party leaders. Secondly, it argues that the content of media coverage on politicians has changed and that more attention is paid to non-political personality characteristics and the private lives of politicians. Thirdly, and most importantly, it argues that party leaders are increasingly important for citizens in their vote choice and, thus, that leader effects have become stronger over the years.

Online Influence? Social Media Use, Opinion Leadership, and Political Persuasion
Leaders who change stance on moral position seen as hypocritical

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.

by Oui on Mon Jun 10th, 2019 at 01:05:41 PM EST
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Except that Bush I had the sense to have the Glorious State of Tex-Ass deep-six all records of Chimpy's snow nose, so all that could come out was rumor and innuendo.
by rifek on Sun Jun 16th, 2019 at 01:08:16 AM EST
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