The Naked President
by Chuck Baldwin
August 25, 2006
I well remember back in the 2000 elections many conservatives (especially conservative
Christians) attempting to assuage my trepidation and misgiving regarding then candidate
George W. Bush by saying, "Chuck, don’t worry; Bush cannot act like a conservative,
because he wouldn’t be able to get elected [Funny how it didn’t stop Ronald Reagan!] if he did.
ut be assured that once he is elected, you will see his true conservatism."
Well, we waited and waddled through Dubya’s first term in office, and there was precious
little indication of his "true conservatism."
Then, those same conservatives said, "Chuck, don’t worry; G.W. couldn’t act like a conservative
his first term, because he wouldn’t be able to get re-elected. But be assured that once he is re-elected,
you will see his true conservatism."
Now, nearly six years into Bush’s presidency, I’m still waiting to see his "true conservatism."