Truth to Power

Whatcha afraid of, Georgie?

Bush’s Shrinking Safety Zone

By Dan Froomkin

Special to washingtonpost.com

Tuesday, November 29, 2005; 12:42 PM

What does it say about the president of the United States that he won’t go anywhere near ordinary citizens any more? And that he’ll only speak to captive audiences?

President Bush’s safety zone these days doesn’t appear to extend very far beyond military bases, other federal installations and Republican fundraisers.</i>

Just what sort of bubble does our president have himself enclosed in? What is he afraid of?

Maybe this. A valid fear.


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