Essay On War Power
According to Miroff in, “The Presidential Spectacle” a presidential spectacle is the attempt of a presidential candidate to gain support from the public. It is establishes a public identity through an individual’s dynamic actions. The spectators of a presidential spectacle are the American people. They can either agree with the course of action or not support it at all. Minoff argues that presidential candidates are working harder today to gain positive influence on public opinion. They do so by having speeches and symbolic events. For example when George H.W. Bush initiated the war against Iraq in 1991 …show more content…
The United States was unprepared when it was time to aid another nation, specifically Poland in WWII. The complications of warfare constantly increased which required more time to train and equip troops. The capacities of troops were deemed small for military operations. The availability of have a military force ready for war was a key concern which contributed to changes in the war powers of congress and the president.
The constitution directly affects the rules and institutions of government which have various limits placed on its power. Modern era use of war powers has changed since the original draft of the constitution was created. The changes made post WWII made America more active in regulating the military. I disagree with certain aspects of the changes specifically because it allows the president declare war when no American interests were