Conversation with a Conservative: Clyde Prestowitz, Quicktime HiRez

In the first of four conversations between Mother Jones and prominent conservatives who’ve become Bush critics, Reagan administration veteran Clyde Prestowitz explains that four years of Republican rule have put the country on the wrong track. (Runs 6 minutes, 47 seconds.)

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