“Breaking news. There’s been a sighting of the Compassionate Conservative. You remember that guy, George W. Bush, by name. Years before he pronounced himself ”the decider,” he was the ”uniter not a divider” (say that three times fast!), who promised to govern with benevolent concern for society’s less fortunate. A compassionate conservative, he said, acknowledging by implication that conservatives had not previously distinguished themselves by their bigheartedness.”
Bush dusts off the compassion on immigration
by Leonard Pitts Jr. ~ Miami Herald columnist ~ 4/28/2006
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