Chapter 5

“I … had the responsibility to show resolve. …” Woodward, Bush at War, p. 96.

“He stays on message, and I think that really matters more than anything else. …” Evan Smith, “How W. Can Lose,” Texas Monthly, July 2000.

Number of presidential press conferences. Presidential scholar Martha Joynt Kumar, quoted in Jim Rutenberg, “White House Keeps a Grip on Its News,” New York Times, October 14, 2002, C10.

“bumblebee” approach. Francine Kiefer, “To Ask Bush a Question, Wait Your Turn,” Christian Science Monitor, April 6, 2001, 3. Kiefer was the “bumblebee” in question.

“has the uncanny ability to suck information out of a room.” Jim Rutenberg, “White House Keeps a Grip on Its News,” New York Times, October 14, 2002, C1.

“In this administration, the controls on information are tighter than in any other one I have covered.” Rutenberg, “White House Keeps a Grip on Its News.”

“to be very, very disciplined and treat the press like caged animals and only feed them on a regular schedule.” Rutenberg, “White House Keeps a Grip on Its News.”

“This is not an administration that’s interested in a happy press. …” Sridhar Pappu, “The Art of the Leak,” The New York Observer, August 19, 2002, 1.

Sam Attlesey story on Bush’s use of drugs. “Pumping Iron, Digging Gold, Pressing Flesh,” Newsweek, November 20, 2000, 50–60.

“Wanted: Dead or Alive.” Remarks by the President to employees at the Pentagon, September 17, 2001.

“They can run but they can’t hide.” The phrase was used in different combinations. See, for example, the president’s remarks to U.S. Attorneys Conference, November 29, 2001.

“I told Karen it couldn’t be done. …” Gerson interview, Up Close.

“walks a high wire between the expectations he has raised …” Ed Vulliamy, “Bush’s Finest Hour,” The Observer, September 23, 2001, Observer Special Supplement, 18.

“The president wants, in his speaking, action and directness …” Gerson interview, Up Close.

“Enron is a much bigger story than anyone in Washington realizes.” John Nichols, “Congress and War,” The Nation, September 30, 2002, 4–5.

“If we meet our responsibilities, if we overcome this danger, we can arrive at a very different future.” President’s Remarks at the United Nations General Assembly, September 12, 2002.

“a clear message to corporate wrongdoers that handcuffs and a jail cell await those who violate the trust placed in them.” Larry Neumeister, “Feds Arrest Adelphia Founder, Sons,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 25, 2002.

“It should be clear to every shareholder, investor and employee in America …” Radio Address by the President, July 27, 2002.

“One of the most dependable poll results is that people don’t like polling.” Joshua Green, “The Other War Room,” The Washington Monthly, April 2002.

Washington Monthly survey of the administration’s polling operations. Green, “The Other War Room.”

“there’s a lot more polling on spin.” Green, “The Other War Room.”

“the black arts of the Bush polling operation.” Maureen Dowd, “Addiction to Addition,” New York Times, April 3, 2002, A19.

Team Bush. Leadership Lessons from the Bush White House
Annals of Cases on Information Technology (v. 5)
ISBN: 71416331
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2002
Pages: 114 © 2008-2017.
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