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However, Bush took the attack as an opportunity to appeal to the American people to rally behind a common course, that is, to hunt for the terrorists and all other enemies of America. He knew well that in a crisis, he had to make the people feel like America is united towards a common goal. He maintained an atmosphere of an impending crisis, and this convinced the
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Surname 2 electorate that he was in the best position to handle the crisis (McAdams 22). It is through that notion that he won the presidency for a second term. Obama, on the other hand, was a charismatic leader. His approach and style of leadership were unique compared to other U.S presidents before him. Obama had a relaxed and approachable personality that many people liked (Smith 14). In the run-up to 2007, elections it was expected that Obama was not going to win the election considering the “Bradley Effect.” (Smith 14).It was apparent that even though the poll ratings pointed at Obama win, history would repeat itself and white would be voted. However, Obama’s campaign changed everything. He
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