Discussion

1) Identify a current fictional character who exemplifies Machiavelli’s ideal leader (i.e., you can reference a movie, a “TV” show, music, books, art, memes, etc). 

2) In a single post to the Discussion Board, address the following issues:

Identify the fictional character’s name and reference (i.e., movie or book, etc.).

Explain, and analyze, why you believe the fictional character exemplifies Machiavelli’s ideal. Your analysis should be no more than TWO, well-argued paragraphs that connect the fictional character’s action/choices/decisions to Machiavelli’s argument.

Explain, and analyze, how the fictional character might have failed at Machiavelli’s ideal. Your analysis should be no more than ONE, well-argued paragraph that connects the fictional character’s action/choices/decisions to Machiavelli’s argument.