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Re: Pro's & Kin's
>>I seem to remember that the media as a whole used to always refer to a sitting US President as "President So-and-so" in any report. Now I hear a lot more "Mister So-and-so" in there, too. Seemed to start creeping in with Bush #1 and got really prevalent during the Clinton years (esp. as the impeachment progressed).<<
It's always been that way, going back (for me) to Eisenhower. It's considered less awkward, but still sufficiently respectful, to use Mr. for the second and subsequent references to the President.
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