Politicalprop 1994 and 199 5: Restoring Presidential prop
President Clinton won applause for his rhetoric as he described the state of the nation on January 23, 1996. The address came at a defining moment. The deadlock over the budget and social policies between the two parties had brought on an avalanche of rhetoric. The question was raised as to whether a calculated rhetoric of newprop as contrasted to oldprop would determine which party would prevail.