American Royalty: The Bush and Clinton Families and the by M. Corrigan

By M. Corrigan

The Bush-Clinton households' carry at the American presidency is a risk to the presidency itself and to American democracy. This e-book will spotlight the issues and the results of mixing the main robust political workplace on the planet with kin legacies.

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The role of first lady has received greater attention since the activist Eleanor Roosevelt was in the position. Yet the influence of the first lady on presidents is not confined to the post–New Deal age. Robert Watson, a prominent first lady scholar, writes that the importance of the first lady dates back to the presidency of George Washington. Watson believes this connection is so strong that the relationship between the first lady and the president should be called a presidential partnership.

Contrast Washington’s political actions of the day with current American leadership. As president, Washington refused his salary even though he did not have the money to pay for the carriage ride to New York to take the Oath of Office. By contrast, the Bush and Clinton families have economically benefited from their presidencies and political offices. Both former presidents Bush and Clinton make millions of dollars a year in speaking fees. In order to keep the presidency open to all, Washington held office hours where any citizen could come in and talk to the president.

If Families Matter 33 presidents are impacted by their parents or spouses and siblings, it is logical to advance the simple point that presidents also affect their spouses and children to a great extent. In fact this impact may be far greater because of the considerable extra pressures that accompany family life under the shadow of the most powerful political position in the world. Having to conduct your family life in full public view creates considerable tensions and emotional stress. Franklin Roosevelt bluntly stated about his children: “one of the worst things in the world is to be a child of a President!

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