Speaking President

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Washington Post, Aug 21, 2018

Republican leaders’ “focus on [Trump’s] record over [his] rhetoric is a striking deviation from how we are used to thinking of the power of the bully pulpit.

“The key, whether first taboo or later enthusiastically embraced, has been an unflagging view, a through-line in American history that maintains just how powerful the act of presidential speech is…”

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