Long article about it here:
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,i>President George W. Bush, who was not doing well in the polls as late as August 2001, turned himself into a great crisis manager after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. His handling of the situation brought new life to his presidency.
To say that he wasn't a crisis manager before, and had to reinvent himself. Old Leftist talking point from three years ago. Nope, no bias here, move along, sheeple...