For breaking his "no new taxes" campaign pledge and raising taxes before the 1992 presidential election, former President George H. W. Bush was named a recipient of this year’s John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.
George H.W. Bush, during the 1992 Presidential Election campaign, seen remarking in amazement over checkout technology . While largely overblown, Bill Clinton used this story to portray Bush as an elitist who was out of touch with the people. [[MORE]] NY Times article about the grocery store visit.