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The Bushes: Back on the Media's Good Graces

L. Brent Bozell III and Tim Graham, CNS News

It's a bit odd that pundits suddenly remember the kinder, gentler noblesse oblige of Bush's presidency. The journalistic elites have not grasped that the willingness of the Bushes to take ritual beatings from the press made Donald Trump a much more attractive candidate in the eyes of the GOP base. The elder Bush only employed his "Annoy the Media, Re-Elect Bush" slogan in the desperate last days of his losing 1992 campaign. It did not resonate with the base. This should have been his opening gambit, not his closing one.

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