From Godless Government to the Faith-Based State : The Failure of Compassionate Conservatism

@inproceedings{Burke2016FromGG,
  title={From Godless Government to the Faith-Based State : The Failure of Compassionate Conservatism},
  author={Richard Burke},
  year={2016}
}
Political scientists have approached the administration of George W. Bush from the perspectives of his foreign policy, tax plan, and entitlement reform proposals. One overlooked facet of Bush’s presidency was his commitment to overhauling the social welfare system. This commitment provided the basis for his first campaign speech in 1999, “The Duty of Hope,” as well as his first and second executive orders as president. President Bush’s rhetoric and executive orders promoted a policy termed… CONTINUE READING