TITLE

Conscientious Objector

AUTHOR(S)
George, Robert A.
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;10/25/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 17, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an essay by a Republican on why he will not vote for Republican President George W. Bush in the United States 2004 election. Discussion of what constitutes conservative values, such as small government and government accountability; Claim that Bush has betrayed conservative values; Criticism of Bush's economic and tax policies; Criticism of Bush's war on terrorism; Lack of accountability within Bush's administration; Powers given to the president to fight the war on terrorism; Reference to the torture of Iraqi prisoners by U.S. soldiers at Abu Ghraib prison; Lack of a defined conclusion to the war on terrorism; Lack of accountability taken by Bush for the failures in Iraq postwar planning; Claim that Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld should have resigned after the scandal at Abu Ghraib; Reference to the book "Plan of Attack," by Bob Woodward; Criticism of Bush's Medicare policy; Discussion of Bush's intent to reform Social Security.
ACCESSION #
14763856

 

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