The Presidency 48

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3.4              The Unitary Executive debate is long-standing and remains unresolved.  You may come to your own conclusions. As you read each day, keep in mind the trade-offs discussed earlier, between serving partisan interests or the common good, having enough power to meet the obligations of the day without that power tempting the presidency into tyranny, autonomy versus accountability, and accountability to congress versus accountability to the voters.

Image: John Adams.

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