Tip-toeing around George W. Bush.

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"Tip-toeing around George W. Bush."

The Financial Times reports that Republicans find President Bush politically radioactive but can’t say that publicly. “We are caught in a bind,” says a senior staffer on one of the campaigns. “We cannot attack George Bush because we would be punished for disloyalty by the party base. And we cannot endorse him because that would be suicide. So we tip-toe around.”

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