Why Bush Won't Bench His Economics Team

Once again, angry conservative Republicans in Congress have their knives out. GOP officeholders, unlike their rank-and-file brethren, can't risk venting their fury at George Bush by backing rival Patrick J. Buchanan. So, right-wingers are taking out their frustration on the economic advisers whom they blame for urging Bush to fiddle while the economy--and his reelection prospects--burned.

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