And He's Tanned, Rested, and Ready

May 2, 2004
Outside Magazine
Outside magazine, November 1996

Election Preview '96

He's Back
And He's Tanned, Rested, and Ready

Forget Colin, Pat, and Jesse.

The big-time endorsement every politician covets this year is that of television commercial icon Iron Eyes Cody, beloved symbol of the environmental movement. So wipe that tear, O mournful one, and steel yourself, because trees and streams make for hot politics, and the candidates are coming a-calling.

The Boy Scouts Find A Compass
In the shrink-wrapped politics of the environment, it's not how far you go, but in what direction
By The Editors

The Nature of the Beast
In defense of the dandelion-pickin', tree-lovin' side of that environmental bogeyman, Bob Dole
By Brad Wetzler

Vote For Me, I'm Nut's
Perot just too stable for you? The Federal Election Commission has a couple hundred other options. Our favorite dark-horse candidates.
By Michael Kessler

Something Toxic This Way Comes
A teardrop-by-teardrop look at how close Newt Gingrich's dream legislation is to becoming law. And who, if elected, might spoil his plans.
By Lolly Merrell

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