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Morton Keller is a professor emeritus in history at Brandeis University and a legal and political historian.

Taking a critical look at the realities that have shaped the first stage of Barack Obama's presidency, Morton Keller offers a history-focused examination of Obama's developing style of governing, with particular attention to his signature policies of the stimulus, financial, and health care reforms. Morton Keller is a professor emeritus in history at Brandeis University and a legal and political historian.

Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and . In the first flush of the Obama incumbency, the analogue of FDR's Hundred Days assumed a large place in the media.

Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. It might be called an unbearable heaviness in the sense that whatever his talents or aspirations-and surely a sense of mission is the essence of his presidency-Obama is constrained by the past, by his institutional surround, and by the course of events. Hence The Unbearable Heaviness of Governing: Obama's burden, but hardly his alone.

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The Unbearable Heaviness of G. .Heaviness of Governing : The Obama Administration in Historical Perspective. Published: Stanford : Hoover Institution Press, 2010. Saved in: Bibliographic Details. Main Author: Keller, Morton. Subjects: Obama, Barack. United States Politics and government 2009

We tend to view the character of an administration through the persona of its president, especially that of Barack Obama, with his unique baggage of race, personality, political style, and campaign message of hope and renewal. In this critical look at the realities that have shaped the first stage of Obama's presidency, Morton Keller provides a progress report that rests less on the day-to-day perspective of pundits and politicians and more on the longer perspective of history.

Series: Hoover Institution Press Publication (Book 639). This book proves to be a wonderfully insightful analysis of Obama-era national security policy. Hardcover: 552 pages. Both major political parties and their more polarized wings are critiqued for their objections to Obama's foreign policy, which the authors identify the legal and constitutional framework for.

Taking a critical look at the realities that have shaped the first stage of Barack Obama's presidency, Morton Keller offers a history-focused examination of Obama's developing style of governing, with particular attention to his signature policies of the stimulus, financial, and health care reforms. The author considers this presidency in light of the facts of contemporary political life and the nature of key government institutions, such as Congress and the bureaucracy, and discusses what may lie ahead for the president's policies and political prospects.