Means of Consent

Chait, Jonathan
January 2001
New Republic;01/15/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 3, p17
Explains that United States President George W. Bush's inaugural speech emphasizes bipartisanship, a determination to end an adversarial culture in Washington, D.C., and an aim to restore comity between the Republican Party and the Democratic Party. Bipartisanship as a proxy for other qualities in the political culture of the capital; Moderation, civility, and compromise associated with public virtue; Distinction between how the Democrats define bipartisanship and how the Republicans view it.


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