Long-time Gore supporters were surprised by the policy shift, but not his advisers. “We’ve been polling and using some focus group data that others have pulled together as he prepares these speeches,” says a Gore adviser in Washington.
Of late, Gore has made what his people termed “major policy addressees” on the Iraqi situation, the economy and health care. All of the issues were vetted in some way prior to his making the speeches.
“I don’t know that it’s shading what he says, but he definitely knows beforehand what might play best with this audience. What he does with that information, I don’t know,” says the adviser.p> SHAYS LONG br> Republicans in the House find it laughable that Republican-in-name-only Rep. Christopher Shays
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?