George W. Bush

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Since 11 September 2001, demands that the presidential ban on assassinations be rescinded--which Bush the younger can do without consulting lawmakers--have swelled significantly with little public opposition.
But the speech was less interesting for what it said than for the way in which it was produced: a shrewd, painstaking effort that spoke volumes about Bush the Younger and the White House he runs with growing confidence.
In quid pro quo fashion, Bush the younger found rich family friends or those seeking political access who were eager to find him a berth in that lily-white bastion for Vietnam draft avoiders, the National Guard, subsidize his baseball team, bail out his failing oil businesses, and drop fat checks into his political coffers.
Although many conservatives regarded Clinton "as the devil incarnate when he was in the White House," writes former Reagan and Bush I official Bruce Bartlett in his recent book Imposter, the growth in the size, expense, and intrusiveness of the federal government under Bush the Younger has prompted a grudging reevaluation of the impeached and disgraced former president.
The deployment of the system would also violate the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, a consideration that Bush the Younger simply dismisses when he speaks of "outdated treaties.
Thus Bush the younger may be a president whose image is sustained by both luck - following Clinton would make just about anyone look good - and the country's strong desire to be led by an earthy, kind-hearted soul whose stumbling may or may not be related to a dearth of intellect.
A new administration, headed by George Bush the younger, is coming in, bringing with it many old, familiar faces from 10 years ago.
A shrewd, dutiful son, Bush the Younger is trying to emulate his father's best moves -- and avoid the old man's stumbles.
Watching his dad's struggles, Bush the Younger learned a crucial lesson: honor the right early, so you don't have to do it later on.
Scowcroft and Bush the Elder came to be seen as representing the "realist" wing within the Power Elite, with the prominent figures surrounding Bush the Younger representing the radical, or "transformational," wing.
Eleven years later, President Bush the younger proudly announced an expansion of the ADA, an initiative that would have prompted a full-scale revolt among congressional Republicans had it been proposed under Bill Clinton.
Also on hand for Bush the Elder's birthday were President Bush the Younger, Vice President Cheney, former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, CNN's Larry King, and numerous country and western stars and other celebrities.
Following a string of major betrayals--most notably the $400 billion expansion of Medicare and a proposed amnesty for illegal aliens--many conservatives are as thoroughly disaffected with Bush the Younger as the were with his father.