George W. Bush's Defining Moment

With a nation gripped by fear, the President will have to toss the campaign script and shape bold policies to face down terrorism

Ever since he was elected in a hailstorm of dimpled chad, and with a mere 48% of the popular vote, George W. Bush has faced nagging questions about his mettle. Despite some stunning success in the fight for his big tax cut, partisan opposition to Bush has been strong, and questions about his leadership persistent.

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