Letters: Nov. 26, 2001

In the Hot Seat

Before Sept. 11, many of us would never have believed that George W. Bush had the potential to be more than a mediocre President [WAR ON TWO FRONTS, Nov. 5]. In the days following the tragedy, we watched Bush gradually grow. Yes, he had Cabinet advice and very effective speechwriters, but we have seen his personal leadership evolve. I hope that with continued success against terrorism, Bush will go down in history as one of our greatest Presidents. VIRGINIA LAIRD La Jolla, Calif.

You reported that Vice President Dick Cheney wants us to "accept a new reality...

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