Copious Deaths, and the Greatness of Presidents

Large numbers of deaths may be good for an American president’s reputation, suggests this new study: “War and Presidential Greatness,” David R. Henderson (Naval Postgraduate School) and Zachary Gochenour [pictured here] (George Mason University), SSRN working paper #2029774, March 27, 2012. The authors explain: “Historians and journalists commonly survey other historians on the relative ‘greatness’ […]