Wanting George W. Bush to Succeed: The Government We Deserve, no. 3
Publication Date: April 2007
Publisher(s): Tax Policy Center
Author(s): C. Eugene Steuerle
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
It doesn't matter whether a president is popular or brings glory to his office. It doesn't matter whether he has failed in the past. Wanting a president to succeed does not mean voting for him, nor does it mean abdicating any belief that others might do a better job. Problems left to fester intensify, and real people stand to get hurt.