“salesman and turned to politics to feed his family). . . . Businessmen are accustomed to taking risk, however business risk is often partially assigned, buffered, or diluted with partners, alliances, or vendors, insurance or legal shields such as the corporate veil, which reduce personal exposure. Political risk, on the other hand, is purely personal and almost impossible to allocate—the risk of loss is 100 percent on the candidate (blaming campaign managers or other outside factors is usually regarded as lame; the candidate is regarded by the public as solely responsible for his campaign).”


Joshua Green, Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency
Read more quotes from Joshua Green


Share this quote:
Twitter icon

Friends Who Liked This Quote


To see what your friends thought of this quote, please sign up!

0 likes
All Members Who Liked This Quote

None yet!


This Quote Is From

Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency by Joshua Green
4,479 ratings, average rating, 522 reviews
Open Preview

Browse By Tag