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Since 11 September 2001, demands that the presidential ban on assassinations be rescinded--which Bush the younger can do without consulting lawmakers--have swelled significantly with little public opposition.
Watching Bush the younger sign on with the Northern Alliance to rid Afghanistan of the dread Taliban inspires an awful deja vu (and inevitable comparisons to a certain lady who swallowed a fly).
Their opacity is potentially dangerous for the country as they try to bull their way forward, and Bush the Younger, we predict, will encounter many more rude surprises.
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.
Then the eight years of Bush the younger ("W") destroyed the myth of the Grand Old Party's fiscal conservatism.
None of these presidents, great or awful, seems quite comparable to Bush the Younger.
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the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, a consideration that Bush the Younger simply dismisses when he speaks of "outdated treaties.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.
Bush the Younger, however, will valiantly guard "the national interest" (never defined in the article) and refocus American energies on "the big powers"--which just happen to be our old cold war enemies, Russia and China.
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.
Cheney, like George Bush the Younger, came out of the oil patch.
It's not likely that judicial selections by Bush the Younger, to be confirmed in a process dominated in the Senate by chairman of the Judiciary Committee Orrin Hatch and majority leader Trent Lott, will pick up where Carter left off.
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.
Bush the younger, however, took office at a very different moment.