Barnes, Fred
September 1994
New Republic;9/12/94, Vol. 211 Issue 11, p9
Focuses on U.S. President Bill Clinton's use of excuses to account for his political failures. Public's idea of what the government ought to do; Contents of the book "Out of Order," by Thomas Patterson; Press' treatment of the presidency of Bill Clinton; Reasons for President Bill Clinton's low approval ratings in public opinion polls; Changes in the tone of press coverage of the president; Blame on extreme partisanship by minority Republicans for political troubles of the president.


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