11-28-07 - GOV 310L Topics: Two presidency theory...

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GOV 310L 28/11/2007 12:01:00 Topics: Two presidency theory Institutions of foreign policy Congress and the president Intro Two presidency theory presidents have much more power over foreign policy than they have over  domestic policy presidents are generally able to manage the country’s external affairs free of  short-term political pressures developed by Aaron Wildavsky Sources of presidential power foreign policy questions usually require rapid, decisive action voters focus on the president o “rally around the flag” effect gives them increases public support (8  points on average in approval rating) o caveats of “rally around the flag” effect: American public demands quick results if it takes too long, the popularity rating goes down ex: Korean and Vietnam Wars where there was a lot of  initial support and then waned as the wars continued
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