Pro Choice

Cherny, Andrei
November 2004
New Republic;11/1/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 18, p24
Discusses the U.S. Presidential campaigns of incumbent President George W. Bush and Democratic nominee John Kerry. Focus on Bush's "ownership society" which promised trust in the American people to make important decisions themselves; Comparison to the campaigns of Bush and former U.S. Vice-President Al Gore in the 2000 elections; Return of the Bush campaign in the 2004 elections to issues featured in the 2000 elections, even though Bush has failed to deliver on most of his proposals; Look at Bush's record in office, from his inability to act on his Social Security privatization proposal due to the deficit, to being a solicitous friend of big corporations despite his appeal to "the little guy"; How the Democrats can make good on Bush's "ownership society" promises with their "choice revolution."


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