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The Modern Presidency Summed Up Clearly And Concisely

UPDATED With Transcript – Twitter Tip of the Hat to Black Water Dog of The Only Adult In The Room. This is one awesome clip, wow, she explains exactly what is going on and has been going on since President Obama was elected. This should be seen by everyone. Wow. That’s all I can say!

Update: Transcript available at CNN.

ZAKARIA: You think about leadership, what do you think about President Obama as a leader?

NOOYI: I think he’s a remarkable individual, but let me put this in context, Fareed. Just imagine that you are the CEO of a company. Just bear with me for a while, while I talk you through the story. Imagine you are the CEO of a company and your executive team, half want you to succeed, half want you to fail.

ZAKARIA: Republicans and Democrats.

NOOYI: Yes. And then imagine that your functional team, you can’t hire them without the approval of your executive team.

ZAKARIA: Half of whom want you to fail.

NOOYI: That’s exactly right. Also imagine that every word you say is debated in the public media every minute of the day. Also remember that your board of directors is a fragmented group who really cannot get together to fire the executive team if they don’t tow your line.

ZAKARIA: The American public.

NOOYI: That’s exactly right. That’s the environment in which the president of the United States is working today. It’s not as if the president is maintaining a successful country. The president is turning around a difficult situation. So all things considered, you’d say he’s doing a pretty good job.

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April 17, 2011 - Posted by | Media, MSM, Politics, President Barack Obama, Republican Party

1 Comment »

  1. Thank you for the HU on this Fareed Zakaria interview with the Pepsi CEO, ExtremeLiberal. Indra Nooyl puts the whole picture so eloquently and succinctly in her corporate terminology. And, of course, in addition to her understanding there are also other elements thrown in..such as fox & the whole mediawhore conglomerate, hate radio, the “where’s the birth certificate” mentality, professional leftists, etc, etc, etc.
    I’ll definitely pass it on.

    Comment by Cha | April 17, 2011 | Reply


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