TITLE

Moving into an attack mode

AUTHOR(S)
Walsh, K.T.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;3/2/92, Vol. 112 Issue 8, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the evidence of dissatisfaction with President George Bush, and discusses how he has moved clearly toward an attack strategy against his political opponents, as he did in 1988. How Bush makes a fundamental distinction between governing and politics; The raging debate in the Bush campaign; Bush's attack strategy on Republican presidential candidate Pat Buchanan; Buchanan's comeback strategy against Bush; The problems with Bush's campaign; More.
ACCESSION #
9203022383

 

Related Articles

  • The president on a tightrope.  // New Leader;1/13/92, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p3 

    Opinion. Gives the views of Daniel Schorr on the challenges facing President George Bush as he seeks reelection. Poor public response to his trip to Japan; Continuing problem of Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and his nuclear ambitions; Mounting criticism from both the left and the right against...

  • 1988: 50 STATES IN THE UNION. Squier, Robert // Running for President: The Candidates & Their Images 1900-1992 V;1994, Vol. 2, p421 

    The 1988 U.S. presidential election was the first in which paid advertising became central to the outcome of the campaign. The contest witnessed republican George Bush emerge victorious. It was also an election in which a political stranger, Willie Horton, played a key role. In 1988, Republicans...

  • Low expectations could be Bush's No. 1 political ally. Kremer, Jerry // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);02/16/2001, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p46A 

    Reports on the success of the presidential campaign of President George Bush in the United States. Performance of Bush during debates; Expectations on the potential of Bush as president; Approach of Bush on the campaign.

  • End-running the press corps. Walsh, K.T.; Gergen, D. // U.S. News & World Report;6/24/91, Vol. 110 Issue 24, p35 

    Reports that President George Bush is gradually gearing up for next year's presidential campaign by trying out new techniques and old themes that are likely to become the core of the president's strategy. Possibly the most innovative change will be a much greater reliance upon local television...

  • George Bush's search for the middle class. Dentzer, S. // U.S. News & World Report;1/27/92, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p12 

    Reports on the progress President George Bush made last week campaigning in New Hampshire, where he did what he might call `the middle-class thing'--such as sharing pizza with plant workers. Bush's approval rating falling to all-time lows; Bush's solution to redefine the middle class; His...

  • Whatever it takes.  // Common Cause Magazine;Fall92, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p19 

    Cites many examples of how President George Bush is using the power of incumbency to boost his reelection campaign. Presents a chronology of program announcements, speeches and fundraisers from January 21-July 27, 1992. Help from Labor Secretary Lynn Martin and other cabinet officials;...

  • Early start on Bush ad plans. Mandese, J.; Colford, S.W. // Advertising Age;6/15/1992, Vol. 63 Issue 24, p1 

    Reports that President George Bush provided the first glimpse of his re-election media strategy in an unusually early and substantial request for information about buying airtime on two of the Big 3 television networks. President's intentions to rely on conventional, short-form political...

  • Blowin' in the wind. Walsh, K.T.; Gergen, D. // U.S. News & World Report;2/10/92, Vol. 112 Issue 5, p24 

    Highlights the President George Bush era in the United States, and examines Bush's re-election strategy. The most likely time to plan for a second term; What a second Bush term would be like; Bush's areas of expected emphasis in a second term, include: more parental choice in education, more...

  • Looking ahead to `92. Zeman, N.; Howard, L. // Newsweek;1/21/1991, Vol. 117 Issue 3, p6 

    Reports that United States President George Bush, after studying the four postwar campaigns of GOP incumbents, found Nixon's to be the best example of good management mixed with a strong message. What White House chief of staff John Sununu's role will be; Bush expected to rely heavily on...

Share

Read the Article

Other Topics