The State of the Union: So Who's Minding The Store?

Bush gets big applause with his inspiring war rhetoric. But domestically, is he embracing deja voodoo economics all over again?

No speaker is more compelling than one who believes what he is saying. As the camera pulled in tight on the President's face during last Tuesday's State of the Union address, the millions of people tuning in saw a President who was finally projecting the vision that all the high-priced media handlers had been unable to supply for him. With images drawn from World War II, when as a young Navy pilot he flew 58 combat missions, Bush spoke convincingly of a cause that is just, moral and right; of the dangers of appeasement; of the need for sacrifice so that...

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