|Author||Benjamin R. Barber|
|Publisher||W. W. Norton & Company|
|Publication Date||August 17, 2001|
Ideas and the presidency flirt with each other, but can they really get along?President Clinton had a romance with big ideas. He intently cultivated intellectuals, seducing them with his characteristic charm and with the promise of real influence on the political stage. Yet most often he disappointed the big thinkers whose advice he sought.