Crawford tourism plummets with Bush’s unpopularity.

“Shuttered storefronts and eroding retail sales figures show tourism and the Bush memorabilia business are slumping” in Crawford, TX. “In 2004, gross retail sales in Crawford totaled $2.6 million. They fell to $2 million in 2006, down by more than 20 percent.” Residents say that “the president’s sagging popularity is at least partly to blame for the slump in visitors.”

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