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Neustadt’s Presidential Power Theory of Presidential Power: Three Main Ideas 1. Persuasive Power * (most important) * 2. Public Prestige 3. Professional Reputation Political Power = Power to Persuade " The presidents advantages are checked by the advantages of others. Relationships will pull in both directions. These are relationships of mutual dependence. The president depends upon the persons that he would persuade; he has to reckon with their need or fear of them (Neustadt 31)." Making the right choices now, allows for a greater confidence in future matters that the president will try to persuade people to support him on. Making bargains and taking risks are essential to the presidential 
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Unformatted text preview: art of persuasion. The president needs to wager the benefits of a given decision now, against its future effects on his attempts at persuasion. People hold the same power over the president that he holds over them; this must be considered when the president makes decisions that can anger others. The presidents advantages are checked by the advantages of others. Continuing relationships will pull in both directions. These are relationships of mutual dependence. A President depends upon the persons whom he would persuade; he had to reckon with his need or fear of them. (31)...
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