My main question about "Political Leadership" is - well, what is it? More importantly for my understanding - what are examples of it in our lifetime. Any level in government will work for me: federal, state, local, even worldwide. What did these leaders do to effect change and in hindsight (ten to twenty years later) was it a good change? Did they have their plan/vision developed prior to office? For example, was it an election issue? Is this leadership common or rare? If rare, why?
If you could provide two or three examples of this leadership, I'd greatly appreciate it.