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Douglas Cohn The Presidents First Year

March 30, 201617 min
Whether you’re a Democrat or Republican, what you don’t know about “running for president 101” might shock you. Nationally-syndicated columnist, Washington insider, West Point graduate, US Army Captain (ret.), recipient of two Silver Stars and the Purple Heart, Douglas Cohn doesn’t fool around (like the candidates!) when it comes to mixing up political facts with fiction. In his new book, The President’s First Year: None Were Prepared, Some Never Learned—Why the Only School for Presidents Is the Presidency (Lyons Press; 2015; $26.95 Hardcover; ISBN: 971493011926), Cohn dissects every past presidential action since Washington, describing how various commander-in-chiefs over the centuries learned (or not) from the mistakes they made during their first year in office; and from that discovery, clearly makes the case for what Trump needs to do and what Hillary desperately must avoid in order to win the White House. Cohn’s non-partisan tome will change the way we view the candidates, and fra

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