The Man Who Would Be Reagan

Forget the squeaker election: Bush plans to govern as if he won like the Gipper

When he steps to the podium to take the oath of office as the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush will return to the inclusive themes that propelled him to the White House as a new kind of compassionate conservative. But soon after the revelry subsides, he plans to shift to a political strategy that will be as tough as his Inaugural message was soothing.

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