TITLE

Spent Force

AUTHOR(S)
Scheiber, Noam
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;10/10/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 15, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an editorial discussing how the Republican Party and U.S. President George W. Bush have responded to the challenges posed by the post-Katrina rebuilding efforts. Review of Bush's pledge to do whatever is necessary to rebuild New Orleans and other areas destroyed by the hurricane; Suggestion that Republican legislators were uncharitable to Bush's proposals relating to the finance of the rebuilding effort; Author's view that U.S. finances were unsustainable even before Hurricane Katrina; View that Republicans have thus far managed to finesse the pressures of appealing to both working-class voters and the business class.
ACCESSION #
18457144

 

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