Getting Down To Business

At last the race is focusing in on an issue voters care about: the economy

Finally, there has been a sign that the 1992 presidential campaign will find relevance after all. Between the Republican Convention and Labor Day, the traditional start of the general election contest, odds of that happening seemed slight. George Bush and his minions seemed fixated on "family values," Bill Clinton's draft record and a deceptive numbers game over tax increases in Arkansas. The Democrats sounded on the verge of declaring class warfare -- trying to scare the elderly, veterans and students with unfounded charges that Bush would savage programs on which they depend. But suddenly last Thursday, Bush jerked attention away from...

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