George W. Bush: Only As Good As His Word?


by Lisa Bennett-Haigney, Publications Manager, and Lisa Pierson, Publications Intern

In one of his many campaigns ads, presidential candidate George W. Bush claims that "In Texas, you're only as good as your word." In the spirit of that statement, NOW has compared Bush's campaign rhetoric to his actions.

What W. Promises: "Compassionate Conservatism"

What W. Delivers:

What W. Promises: "Every political campaign - every political victory - is empty unless it used for some great purpose."

What W. Delivers:

What W. Promises: ". . . there are no second-rate children and no second-rate dreams."

What W. Delivers:

What W. Promises: "A Fresh Start for America"

What W. Delivers:

What W. Promises: "I'm a Uniter - Not A Divider"

What W. Delivers:

What W. Promises: "I believe that government should do a few things and do them well."

What W. Delivers:

What W. Promises: "Prosperity with a Purpose"

What W. Delivers:


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