Campaign 2000: My Jog with George

ON THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRAIL

George W. Bush's new campaign strategy is pretty easy to figure out: be mean to John McCain and nice to the media. It's also a big U-turn. Until he was pummeled like a rag doll in the New Hampshire primary, Bush had it all backward. He went easy on his rival--refusing to attack his "friend John"--and kept a wary distance from the traveling press corps. Not anymore. As he unveiled his new-look campaign in South Carolina last week, including Oprah-style sessions with citizens and banners heralding him as A REFORMER WITH RESULTS, Bush tore into McCain like a pit bull let...

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