It's Not Too Late For Bush To Get `The Vision Thing'

In 1988, George Bush dismissed the importance of offering Americans a clear picture of where he aimed to take the nation. He lacked "the vision thing," he shrugged. Big mistake. The Bush Administration's general aimlessness is a big reason why voters' have lost faith in his Presidency. Now, as worried Republican delegates prepare to rendezvous in Houston, Bush finds himself under intense pressure to show the nation a newly focused agenda for a post-cold-war future.

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