In a message dated 2/19/2004 10:25:14 AM Eastern Standard Time, [log in to unmask] writes: > This is not to mention Bush's primary appeal at the level of personality > (and Edwards as well), which I think Eliot would've loathed. On the other hand, > Kerry's "Boston Brahmanism" and concern with policy above personality > doesn't seem so far from what Eliot had in mind. Well, it's true that I've yet to see Kerry caught on camera being warm. Bush can be warm; and, I've never seen Edwards being anything else but warm. In this age of television, not even intellectuals can claim to be totally unmoved by personality; yet, if this was the only or even the most signifcant criteria, then Robin Williams would be our President.