In 1992, Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton wanted to present himself as a different kind of Democrat, so he tapped Zell Miller, Georgia`s conservative Democratic governor at the time, as keynote speaker for the Democratic National Convention. Twelve years later, President Bush wants to portray Sen. John Kerry and the Democratic Party as liberals who are out touch with the concerns of mainstream America. So he is calling on the same Zell Miller--now Georgia`s senior senator and still a conservative Democrat--to deliver the prime-time keynote speech to the Republican National Convention.
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