Wag the Dog

Crowley, Michael
August 2001
New Republic;8/20/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 8, p10
Reports on relations between U.S. President George W. Bush and the so-called Blue Dog Democrats, a group of conservative Democrats in the House of Representatives. Reasons why they feel alienated by him; Issues of importance to them such as balanced budget and paying off the national debt; Democratic Party's stance on gun control, welfare and hostility to the military, policies opposed by the Blue Dogs during the presidency of Bill Clinton.


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