What Can Be Done?

What Can Be Done?

FOR 14 MINUTES FROM THE OVAL OFFICE LAST FRIDAY the echo was familiar. It was George Bush at his Inaugural. There were kind words, gentle words and tough words -- all appropriate, all profound in their simplicity. It was good, plain talk from the heart. Nothing flashy; none of the "Message: I care" nonsense the President pushed on New Hampshire voters last winter when it was his survival and his future that were at stake.

The nation needed to hear its leader condemn the mindless rioting -- and it was good to learn that a federal grand jury is investigating the...

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