Safety First

Frost, Martin
December 2004
New Republic;12/27/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 26-28, p14
Argues that the U.S. Democratic party's strength on national security is largely underestimated, while the Republican party delivers more lip-service than action. Proposal for the creation of the Department of Homeland Security by Senator Joe Lieberman, a Democrat; Opposition of U.S. President George W. Bush and Republican leadership to an investigation of the September, 11 attacks; Stalling of the Republican party in passing an intelligence reform bill; Observation that Democrats are the ones calling for tools and equipment necessary to protect embattled troops.


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