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2004 Stories by Rick Perlstein

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  • The Case of the Ohio Recount

    published December 14, 2004

    The game is still afoot in Ohio. Taking advantage of a state law that allows presidential candidates to request an official recount if they... More >>

  • It's the Wealth, Stupid

    published November 2, 2004

    Amid the left's general dismay, a major anniversary just came and went without much notice. Thirty-five years ago last week Richard Nixon... More >>

  • It's Mourning in America

    published October 26, 2004

    No matter what claims George Bush makes to another term now, we can't know without seeing Ohio's provisional ballots what voters here intended to... More >>

  • The End of Democracy

    published October 12, 2004

    Once upon a time, not too long ago, the president of the United States declared that the war on terrorism was the most important issue in this... More >>

  • Passionate Conservatism

    published August 31, 2004

    It looked like Karl Rove was going to get away with it: presenting a nominating convention the press would call "moderate." The... More >>

  • Get Mad. Act Out. Re-Elect George Bush.

    published August 17, 2004

    One of the most exhilarating moments in Lewis Koch's life came in the summer of 1968. He was a producer for NBC News, based in Chicago,... More >>

  • The End of Republican Rule

    published July 27, 2004

    BOSTON—The Democrats are the party of ideological whiplash. At the Boston Social Forum, a left-wing hootenanny before the national... More >>

  • The Church of Bush

    published July 13, 2004

    Here are some things that Christopher Nunneley, a conservative activist in Birmingham, Alabama, believes. That some time in June, apparently... More >>

  • The Jesus Landing Pad

    published May 11, 2004

    It was an e-mail we weren't meant to see. Not for our eyes were the notes that showed White House staffers taking two-hour meetings with Christian... More >>

  • The Divine Calm of George W. Bush

    published April 27, 2004

    For George W. Bush, August 6, 2001, had to have been a pretty harrowing day, reading as he did in his Daily Brief that operatives of Osama bin... More >>

  • The Jobs of the Future Are a Thing of the Past

    published March 23, 2004

    WHEATON, ILLINOIS—"In the beginning of a change, the Patriot is a scarce man—brave, hated, and scorned. When his cause succeeds,... More >>

  • Flight of the Bumblebee

    published January 27, 2004

    MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE—In the beginning there was New Hampshire. And New Hampshire will never let you forget it. At... More >>

  • Last Copter Out of Baghdad

    published January 6, 2004

    George Bush is selling out Iraq. Gone are his hard-liners' dreams of setting up a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic republic, a light unto the... More >>

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