stewart.gifThere’s no truth to the rumor that Gordon Stewart retired as president of the Insurance Information Institute to run for the White House, but the man who was once a speechwriter for President Jimmy Carter did introduce a concept last year that I believe a savvy presidential candidate could ride to victory in November 2008.

Mr. Stewart and the Institute–eager to broaden beyond its property-casualty borders into the life, health and financial planning sectors–held a conference in Aspen just about a year ago on “The American Social Contract: Moving Toward a ‘Next Deal.’”

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