Counterpoint: Bush Takes a Backseat

Americans are an optimistic people, especially when it comes to protecting our environment and public health. Our nation has made extraordinary environmental progress over the past 30 years, which helped, not hurt our economy. Americans Americans are an optimistic people--especially when it comes to protecting our environment and public health. Our nation has made extraordinary environmental progress over the past 30 years, which helped, not hurt our economy. Americans believe renewed leadership and technological innovation can once again protect our air and water and create a strong economy for all our citizens.

That same optimism and common sense is in short...

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