Lots Of Work to Do

The resume is now complete. That elusive last line can be typed in: George Herbert Walker Bush, 41st President of the United States. For nearly a quarter-century in public life, Bush has upheld the old-line patrician virtues of duty, service, loyalty and self-effacement. These qualities served him well as he clambered up the ladder of achievement. But on a cloudy Tuesday night in November, uplifted by the votes of more than 46 million Americans, Bush was elevated onto a higher plane. The years in the shadows, the natural deference to others, the small humiliations of a perpetual office seeker are all...

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