The Presidency by Hugh Sidey: Revolt of the Regulated

The Presidency

The man sitting across the street from the White House claiming that his left-handed pitch opening the All-Star Game had a wicked curve is the decade's Antichrist to Ralph Nader. He is George Bush, and he is proud to be in the vice-presidential ranks with immortals like William Rufus Devane King and James Schoolcraft Sherman. As head of the Presidential Task Force on Regulatory Relief, Bush is now leading the battle against rules that affect everything from the Hawaiian tree snail to high school sopranos.

He has just finished a tense press conference announcing that the Administration is studying 30...

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