“Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell has a message for the Republican and Democratic parties and their leaders this political season: Don’t wuss out.
The two-term Democratic governor — and a former Democratic National Party chairman — is also the author of the book, “A Nation of Wusses: How America’s Leaders Lost the Guts to Make us Great.”
According to Rendell, politicians change positions too often, refuse to admit mistakes or credit their rivals and won’t say “no” their base. Underlying these and other signs of “wussiness,” says Rendell, is a lack of backbone.” Here is a direct link.
Ps. true leaders lead, they don’t cower and pander to the status quo