Man in the Mirror

Soskis, Benjamin
January 2001
New Republic;01/01/2001-01/08/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 1/2, p10
Compares U.S. President George W. Bush with previous President Thomas Jefferson. Spoilage of Jefferson's first election by electoral controversy similar to that of Bush's; Announcement by Bush to follow Jefferson's sense of purpose to heal a divided nation; Appreciation of foreign culture by Bush and Jefferson; Support for the development of an indigenous American dialect cautioned against an overly worshipful deference to the dictionary.


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