The Gulf: The Presidency: Networking Pays Off

Networking Pays Off

The scholars and connoisseurs of power have a task: to describe and label the new presidency that George Bush has wrought in the past few days. Princeton's political historian, Fred Greenstein, suggests that rarely, if ever, has there been a time in the past half-century when "so many elements of the world's mosaic" have been lined up in America's favor, made to order for a tradesman like George Bush. Says Greenstein, with an appreciative chuckle: "George Bush the networker, the hyperkinetic, the gadfly, the follower of specifics."

That will never boil down to a bumper sticker for the 1992 campaign. And...

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