George Bush: Evening in America

Zuckerman, Mortimer B.
September 1992
U.S. News & World Report;9/14/92, Vol. 113 Issue 10, p88
Editorial. Points out the weakest traits of George Bush as President of the United States. He has sustained the greatest drop in popularity, the lowest approval rating and the highest disapproval rating of any president at a similar point in his presidency. His campaign rhetoric has done little; His failure to do battle with Congress; Why he is unable to build credibility with the voters; There is no painless way out; The problems with the Bush campaign.


Related Articles

  • Presiding over disorder. Walsh, K.T.; Bowermaster, D. // U.S. News & World Report;11/11/91, Vol. 111 Issue 20, p32 

    Discusses the course of events that led United States President George Bush to hit a rough patch of bad news, bad luck, indecision and internal division, as he begins plotting his re-election. Why senior Bush advisers are nervous about his re-election; The reasons why Bush's advisers are often...

  • 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...

  • Jerry Brown lite. Klein, J. // New York;4/27/92, Vol. 25 Issue 17, p14 

    Discusses how President George Bush is hoping to tap into and take some of the edge off the anger among the voters. `Jerry Brown lite'; More of the same old stuff; Bush's ideas on welfare reform, congressional reform, school choice, etc.; Cynicism of the voters.

  • The growing panic in the Bush camp. Walsh, Kenneth T. // U.S. News & World Report;7/27/92, Vol. 113 Issue 4, p32 

    Examines how friends and allies of United States President George Bush are warning that his administration is hanging by a thread and are urging him to immediately put together both a fresher message and a new re-election organization. Bush thinks he can win with only a few tactical shifts; The...

  • How is the president doing? Rockman, B.A. // Brookings Review;Summer91, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p56 

    Opinion. Examines how well President George Bush is doing now that he is well past the midpoint of his term. Persistent popularity; Lacks obvious appeal of other presidents; Electoral campaign regarded as particularly nasty and divisive; Recent events that transformed the world to the benefit...

  • Sophomore slump. Anderson, Martin; Bauer, Gary L. // Policy Review;Winter91, Issue 55, p32 

    Evaluates the administration of United States President George Bush. Domestic policy; Inattention to regulatory problems; Foreign policy; Comments regarding administration officials.

  • WILL GEORGE BUSH REALLY CHANGE? Dowd, A.R.; Ratan, S. // Fortune;6/29/1992, Vol. 125 Issue 13, p62 

    Reports that United States President George Bush is promising numerous policies that reflect responsible leadership, but some skeptics are saying that the public should not bet on it. Doubts concerning Bush's leadership within the Republican Party; Difficulty of articulating the president's...

  • The man of the moment. Walsh, K.T. // U.S. News & World Report;9/23/91, Vol. 111 Issue 13, p31 

    Discusses how United States President George Bush dominates politics, but also how some worry he is just a transition figure. Bush's mastery of foreign affairs; How he lags on domestic issues, such as abortion and education; The budget; How he is dealing with the issue of health care; What...

  • A mixed record. Thomas, Rich; Warner, Margaret Garrar // Newsweek;8/24/1992, Vol. 120 Issue 8, p36 

    Presents a selective examination of various key aspects of President George Bush's record while in office. The state of the economy; Mr. Bush's environmental record; Allegation that he has fumbled the opportunity to become the `education president'; Contention that Bush was elected leader of...


Read the Article

Other Topics