Chaos at home and threats abroad can be better dealt with by studying Eisenhower
By Newt Gingrich (original source Fox News)
“At a time when political partisanship is undermining national unity, strong leadership is crucial. This is especially true as the U.S. enters a new era of competition with the Chinese Communist dictatorship — a rivalry that will determine whether our grandchildren live in a world that is free and prosperous or cruel and oppressive.
Add serious threats from Russia, Iran, North Korea and Islamist terrorists, and it becomes clear how important political and military leadership is going to be.
Sometimes on my podcast “Newt’s World,” I take a deep dive into the lives of “immortals” of American history — men and women of unmatched courage and accomplishment. On this week’s episode, I discuss President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Few people provide a better model of leadership for our current moment than Eisenhower. He was honest, patriotic, incredibly practical, always willing to work hard, and able to relate to everyday people no matter how powerful he became. These qualities will always make for a good leader, no matter the time or place.”
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