How to Fix It: Trust Gen Y

“There’s a great new generation coming along that cares about the world. Maybe that’s one of the few good things that happened as a result of September 11. And maybe that’s the easiest thing to take advantage of, this interest in politics. But we’ve done tremendous damage to our stature, and that’s just not going to be easy to repair.”

Read an extended interview with Lincoln Chafee about the Bush legacy here.


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