I would tend to think either Business people or Soldiers make the best leaders but when you look at a list of US Presidents there are an overwhelming amount of lawyers on there:
.. also one tailor and one actor.
Need I say more??
Yes, I have a Tumblr. Shut up about it!
A lot of modern politicians aren't lawyers who decided to go into politics, but rather aspiring politicians who became lawyers to advance their political careers.
Well.. I do think it's useful to have a thorough understanding of the laws you are suppose to be upholding. Having a law degree could help one interpret the old laws correctly and see through obtuse language in the new laws.
Originally Posted by I Heart John Galt
Crom, I have never prayed to you before. I have no tongue for it. No one, not even you, will remember if we were good men or bad. Why we fought, or why we died. All that matters is that two stood against many. That's what's important! Valor pleases you, Crom... so grant me one request. Grant me revenge! And if you do not listen, then to HELL with you!
I'm not sure there's a correlation between occupation and ability to lead.