On this holiday when Americans remember and celebrate their fathers, I’m reminded of the gratitude we owe to the nation’s founders.
Watching the convulsions in
Though many urged him to become a king, George Washington voluntarily relinquished the presidency after two terms in office, handing over the executive office to his duly elected successor John Adams without tumult or strife, establishing a precedent for the orderly transfer of power in the
Accused of aristocratic pretensions,
Whatever one’s opinion of George W. Bush, he got on a plane for
In 1951, the Twenty-Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution codified the two-term rule for the presidency. But before then, from
Iranians are naturally suspicious of the
Graceful farewells are the signature of great leaders.