Time for a makeover

Walsh, K.T.; Cooper, M.
April 1992
U.S. News & World Report;4/20/92, Vol. 112 Issue 15, p28
Discusses why President George Bush and Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton must begin a wrenching period of political rehabilitation to prove he can win in November and, more important, govern for the next four years. How each candidate's strengths reflect the other's weaknesses; Determining the success of each man's rehabilitation strategy; Outline of Bush advisors' solutions to the problem of disarray; Clinton's advisors' strategy.


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