Friday, December 19, 2008

Bush reflects on White House days - International Herald Tribune

Bush, one of the least popular presidents in recent history, if public opinion polls are accurate, said the individual in the Oval Office is not that important: "Presidents will come and go with their strengths and weaknesses, but the ship of state sails on because of the institution being greater than the person."And political conservatives who fear that the November elections banished them to the wilderness should take heart, Bush said.Remember the Democratic landslide led by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964, he said, and recall that just two years later Republican conservatives registered strong gains in midterm congressional elections.
Bush reflects on White House days - International Herald Tribune
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