Nation

Bush's Lukewarm Welcome Though every new President gets something of a honeymoon with his constituency, George Bush's debut as Chief Executive will be marked more by cool realism than by warm affection. The TIME/CNN survey conducted by Yankelovich Clancy Shulman last week showed that the dearth of popular enthusiasm that dogged Campaign '88 has persisted. Now it focuses on Bush and Dan Quayle.

First Impressions. Just 50% of the public has a favorable impression of Bush, vs. 21% with an unfavorable perception and 29% uncertain. Quayle still runs a deficit on this score: 20% favorable, 30% unfavorable and 50% with no...

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