THe Permanent Campaign and Its Future by Norman J. Ornstein, Thomas E. Mann

By Norman J. Ornstein, Thomas E. Mann

During this paintings, eleven political scientists objective to make feel of the everlasting crusade, to appreciate how and why it has developed, to weigh its effects for our skill to control ourselves successfully, and to think about no matter if steps can be taken to ameliorate its extra harmful results.

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Raymond K. Price, quoted in Joe McGinniss, The Selling of the President, 1968 (New York: Trident Press, 1969), 192–95 (italics in the original). Quoted in A. V. Dicey, Law and Public Opinion in England, 2d ed. (London: MacMillan, 1914), 2. : Pine Forge Press, 1996). James Sterling Young, “America’s First Hundred Days,” from a forthcoming book on the presidency and nation leading. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, “How Polling Has Trampled the Constitution and Other Mild Observations,” Civilization, August/September 1999, 68 ff.

34. I owe this term to Lawrence Jacobs, who contrasts it with substantive responsiveness. For the latter I have preferred the more descriptive title mimetic responsiveness and would regard substantive features to be more accurately associated with the deliberative process. Lawrence R. Jacobs and Robert Y. Shapiro, Politicians Don’t Pander: Political Manipulation and the Loss of Democratic Responsiveness (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000). 35. , May 10, 1999. 36. Harold L. , America Goes to War (Chicago: Columbia Educational Books, 1941), 51–56.

Party stalwarts and establishment notables faded into history, while advocacy groups and activists with an agenda crowded onto the public stage. On all sides of the scramble, incentives were growing to turn to the onlooking public and its presumptive opinion for support and bargaining strength in governing. Contrariwise, “moves” and “messages” deployed in governing could be used to shape public reactions in the process of campaigning against opponents. Increasingly, the use and manipulation of public opinion were the politicians’ means to get their way.

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