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The co-presidency of Bush and Cheney [electronic resource] / Shirley Anne Warshaw.

Author/Creator:
Warshaw, Shirley Anne, 1950-
Publication:
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Politics and Policy, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (462 p.)
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Subjects:
Vice-Presidents -- United States.
Executive power -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.
Cheney, Richard B.
Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946-.
Cheney, Richard B. -- Influence.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The Bush administration is out but the American public continues to suffer from its disastrous domestic and foreign policies. In this excellently documented work, presidential scholar Shirley Anne Warshaw offers an in-depth analysis and exploration of the political maneuvering that got us into our current mess. Combining her study of the motivations of both Dick Cheney and George W. Bush, knowledge of the spheres in which they operated, and personal interviews with White House staff and Washington insiders, Warshaw demonstrates that these complementary conservatives were nothing less than
Contents:
The Bush-Cheney ticket emerges : the melding of compassionate and conservative
Transition planning : Cheney gains control of the administration
Full transparencies : merging the vice president's staff into the White House staff
God and George W. Bush : the faith-based presidency
Dick Cheney and the business-friendly presidency
What happened to the domestic agenda?
Cheney's penchant for secrecy
The imperial presidency
Cheney's war
Epilogue : the Cheney legacy.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-289) and index.
ISBN:
0-8047-7118-9
OCLC:
646829039
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9780804771184 doi