16A News-Press • Sunday, September 8, 199b * *
DEMOCRACY '96: THE ROAD To THE WHITE HOUSE
Competent and com-
passionate health care
Both sides are deliberately
is what everyone
deserves. Ami (hcUs
exactly what we
deliver at Memorial
blurring party differences
Medical Center. An Analysis
By Dtek Potman
Our staff has the Knight-Ridder Newspapers
expertise and rescnutes Hope. .Family. Growth. Values.
our community needs Responsibility. ^Community. Oppor-
to make informed The buzzwords are flying so fast
healthy choices for a in this presidential campaign that it
lifetime. is tough to identify them with either
major party. This is no accident be-
While the healthcare cause both sides are using them; ; "
industry continues to In their relentless competition for
the middle ground, the Democratic
change on a daily and Republican parties are blurring
basis, a few thing their old distortions, .
havenl The care "We want to make sure our most
important programs '- like Social
you've come to expect Security and; Medicare - are .there
The answers you need. when people needthem.''
Sounds like the Democrats, but
The qualify you de- that's'a line from the : new :GOP plat-
serve. All at Memorial form. • ."•. • '. ,. - 'y:- ' • ; > > - ; . ,"•.':,
We're here when you 'The first responsibility of gov-
ernment is law and order."
needus. That's been a Republican line
Gone Vfoughii; KN, WeUNetNurse,-is an integral part of the Memorial WtUness Network. since 1968, but now it's in the Demo-
Feeling confused? Here's why: .
In 1996, -the parties - are trying President Clinton gives a thumbs up to a crowd'during a campaign
hard not to offend. Armed with the rally earlier this week at Gulf Coast Community College In Panama
same focus group, and polling mate- City/ Fia., on a two-day swing through the state.
rial, they have concluded that ideol-
ogy makes enemies. ;Kohut puts it, VThe Republicans: are polls showing strong disapproval -of
Resear And they are aiming for the same trying ;b say; 'We're really moder- the conservative Republican Con-
In/on pivotal voters: independent-minded ates and not as mean land right-wing gress/'1 • y ••' . • . • ' •;'- • ; •,',; ,•:
suburbanites," or, more specifically, as. we appear to be, and the "Demo- •The appareht message; Voters
white suburban women with chil- crats are trying to say, 'We're really want incremental change with; a
dren. ' moderates, we're not as liberalVas. nonpartisan flavor.
Occupational Sfedical Services good heal . There are still notable differ- .we. appear totje,1-and we're .not as .Plus, there-is rip single all-encpm-
1 4 p:m. • Kroger - Wilmington Island ences between President Clinton's meaaas they are. - ; "•''• -.:' passihgissue - a major recession, a
full-term at Democrats and Bob pole's Republi- The Democrats were humbled by major, international confrontation ^
cans^ particujariyo^te^ the 1994 election, tyhich saw voters to sharpen the distinctions between
Thursdays, SepteiAer 12, '•. abirth ' • • ."•,'. '."'.••. *
- . |d-•".•«. '•.•. • weigfiiqf 5$ pounds catiortv '.but .each* side Is anxious ta . oyertnrp.^ candidates: This ¬ ^968 (Viet-
Is 10 to 16 weeks of age makevpieople forget its worst;ex- and punish Glinton for his leftward nam) or 1976 (the,Watergafe.' after,^
Free Glaucoma did Cofltezct S cesses. - ': ; ' ••'•., • -••'.'"'•;•• •/ . ' . ' • ' • ; ' . drift And the Republicans . have math) or 1980 (high inflation, Ir,ani-.
»ur infant has only been fed formula As independent pollster Andrew been chastened ever since,, with an hostages): As Kphut said, ^We're
Sponsored by ll^^
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Institute. ForiurtheiThfcinimtio and does not require mineral or vitamin basis of who will do the most for the
supplements, we'd like to talk to you. For environmental Superfund."
912-351-3000. . "As a nation this year, we're kind
5205 Frederick SL further information on this nationwide of channel-surfing through' the is-
study or possible participation, call Cheryl sues to see what turns us on,".,said
1-4 p.m. Ross Baker, a presidential scholar
EMis at 912-350-8707. at Rutgers University, "pausing mo-
mentarily to see whether school Jticls
should wear uniforms or wheiher
thaniustTV. Saddam gets bombed again, little vj-
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