To be elected president, you have to do more than tear down your opponents. You have to give the American people a reason to vote for you – a reason to hope – a reason to believe that under your leadership, America will be better.
If people want to get into leadership through corrupt practices, through corrupt means, I think that’s detestable we have to take action.
Well, I’ve ruffled a few feathers at all the institutions I’ve led. But I think that’s part of leadership.
The things journalists should pay attention to are the issues the political leadership agrees on, rather than to their supposed antagonisms.
There’s a very big gulf between the black civil rights leadership in America and the black middle class in America. The black middle class are conservative. Many of those minorities can be persuaded to be members of the Republican Party.