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The leader may make poor policy choices that affect his ability to deliver public goods to the general population, but his tenure is secure so long as he continues to provide goods to his relevant domestic audience. The numerous leaders of autocratic states who have presided over decades of slow economic growth or, in some extreme instances, massive famines or widespread starvation while still remaining in power serve as cases in point. 26 Peace at What Price? Democratic leaders have less room for error.
Citizens evaluate culpable leaders by a different standard than they do nonculpable ones, and culpable leaders behave differently than their nonculpable counterparts. In Chapter 5, I explore whether these findings hold for political actors outside of the executive branch by investigating whether culpable politicians within the legislature behave differently than their nonculpable colleagues in terms of voting on bills that challenge the Iraq war. Once again, culpability has strong effect. This chapter also explores how culpability affects voters’ attitudes on the campaign trail by exploring several examples of culpable leaders who faced reelection when the war in Iraq was deeply unpopular.
The remainder of this chapter develops a theory of leader culpability, and demonstrates why distinguishing leaders based on their culpability is critical to understanding not only war termination decisions but also wartime domestic political dynamics. I proceed in five parts. In Part 1, I briefly outline the theoretical assumptions that shape my expectations for leader and citizen behavior. I assume, for instance, that leaders will want to stay in power and that citizens will want to remove incompetent leaders from office.