TITLE

The President's Shrewd Surprise

AUTHOR(S)
Walsh, Kenneth T.
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;8/1/2005, Vol. 139 Issue 4, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the strategy of U.S. President George W. Bush in nominating John G. Roberts to the Supreme Court. Bush's decision that Roberts offered a mix of legal substance and political armor; Bush's perception of Roberts in his final interview; How Bush avoided choosing a threatening or polarizing figure; Possible role of Roberts smoothing over differences with Democrats and improving the Republican Party's image; Outlook for Roberts' confirmation.
ACCESSION #
17700305

 

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