October 2005
New Republic;10/31/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 18, p8
The author comments on issues related to U.S. politics and government. He notes White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan's change of approach, noting that he avoids difficult questions by turning them into attacks on the questioner. He comments on former Democratic party strategist Mark McKinnon's nomination to a Republican party Broadcasting Board of Governors seat during President George W. Bush's term in office. He relates Kansas Senator Pat Roberts attempts to expand the Patriot Act.


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