What Cool Suave Barack Could Learn from 'Give 'Em Hell' Harry

By Leonard Fein

Forward Association, 2009

What's missing in Barack Obama is a touch of Harry Truman. Barack Obama may be too cool, too suave. Ever since his election, he has held out an olive branch to the Republicans in Congress. But the Republicans have spurned the olive branch, have scoffed at it. By now, "Give 'Em Hell" Harry, as Truman was called, would have been furious - and would have shown it. Perhaps Give 'Em Hell Barack, would be off-key. But how about "Here I Stand and Fight" Barack?

Topic: Democratic Party, Republican Party, Advocacy, GOP, Leadership, Authority

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Fein, Leonard. What Cool Suave Barack Could Learn from 'Give 'Em Hell' Harry. Jewish Daily Forward. Forward Association. 2009: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=15360


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