We Need More Martin Van Burens

American leaders should strive to be more like the 8th president: a master tactician who got things done.

Martin Van Buren. Source: The Daily Beast

There has been considerable talk over the past two years of the requirements of leadership. Critics of President Donald Trump from the left and the right have sought new leaders who would emulate the selflessness, dedication, and ingenuity of previous American presidents. Martin Van Buren, president from…

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Eric Medlin

I’m a writer interested in the intersections of history, ideas, and politics. I publish every week. www.twitter.com/medlinwrites