Sounds of Silence

Sullivan, Andrew
January 2001
New Republic;01/15/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 3, p6
Describes the arrival of United States President George W. Bush's transition team in Washington, D.C. Comparison to the staff of former President Bill Clinton; Bush's inarticulateness as a balm after the blathering of Clinton; Cabinet of grown-up chief executive officer-style politicians more skilled and experienced than Bush is; Most structurally powerful Cabinet since President Dwight D. Eisenhower's; Reasons anyone would miss the Clinton era; Sense of entitlement; Narrowness of vision; Politics as tedious but effective management.


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