Conversations with Conservatives

Mother Jones interviews four prominent conservatives who’ve come to believe that four years of Bush rule have been disastrous for America.

Conversation with a Conservative: Peter G. Peterson
The Commerce Secretary in the Nixon administration explains that the Republican Party “has lost its moorings” in recent years.
October 26 2004

Conversation with a Conservative: Russell Train
Russell Train, head of the Environmental Protection Agency under Richard Nixon, explains that the Bush administration has declared “war” on the environment.
October 21 2004

Conversation with a Conservative: John Dean
The former counsel to President Nixon says the way the Bush administration has governed has been “worse than Watergate.”
October 18 2004

Conversation with a Conservative: Clyde Prestowitz
Reagan administration veteran Clyde Prestowitz explains that the last four years of Republican rule have put the country on the wrong track.
October 6 2004