1. What are the benefits and drawbacks of centralizing decisionmaking in the Executive Office of the President?
2. Are there institutional changes we could enact that might end our recent policy stagnation and political brinksmanship?
3. Are the recent advances in communication technology (blogs, Twitter, cable news, etc.) beneficial to democracy and policymaking, or harmful? Why?
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.