Out of Touch

Democrats already hate Bush and now it seems 1 of 5 Republicans isn’t so found of
him either. I’m not one of the conservatives mentioned in this article that finds
Bush insufficiently conservative (mostly because I consider myself moderate). However,
this article is of interest because it shows that Bush’s pale imitations of Reagan
aren’t fooling the entirety of his own party.

shaky base

Robert Novak
May 20, 2004

“WASHINGTON — During George W. Bush’s keynote address to the 40th anniversary black-tie
banquet of the American Conservative Union (ACU) last week, diners rose repeatedly
to applaud the president’s remarks. But one man kept his seat through the 40-minute
oration. It was no liberal interloper but conservative stalwart Donald Devine.”