Ref No57077
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Artist or CreatorDave Brown
Title or CaptionHappy Fir$t 100 Days
Extent1 item
Published byThe Independent
Date30 Apr 2001
Person DepictedBush; George Walker (1946-)
NotesNews: "A centrepiece of his campaign promises, missile defence, has been kept out of the public eye, thanks to a comprehensive defence review he ordered from the Pentagon. Perhaps his biggest misjudgement so far has been on environmental issues. When he unilaterally renounced the Kyoto treaty on global warming, he pleased a large domestic constituency, which felt that the treaty made unfair demands on America. But he did untold diplomatic damage to his image around the world. A succession of "green" pronouncements, including a reversal of his position on drilling for oil and gas in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge, tougher efficiency standards for domestic appliances, and the endorsement of President Clinton's ban on development in coastal wetlands, has failed to erase the impression created outside the US of a President who will sacrifice the environment to big business interests. ... " Mary Dejevsky, The Independent
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