Make My Day, Mr. Buchanan

The Democrats may be trading blows in New Hampshire, but if you're looking for real hardball, keep an eye on the Republican presidential primary. While Pat Buchanan's ads have pounded away at President Bush for his no-new-taxes switcheroo and other failings, Bush has played Gentleman George so far, ignoring his upstart competitor and focusing on his own leadership and compassion. That's classic top-dog strategy. But don't forget the President's pledge to do what it takes to win. Bush's team is preparing scorching ads that target Buchanan as a pinheaded isolationist and protectionist. If Buchanan's support edges past 30%, get ready, New...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!