Let's take a look if George H.W. Bush kept his promise on "Read My Lips, No New Taxes."
Arkansas governor Bill Clinton doesn't run against the very popular president Bush, after vetoing the tax hike bill and removing Saddam Husain in 1991 to give Iraqi's liberation from the dictator in president. The Democratic nominee was former governor of California Jerry Brown, who picks civil rights leader Jesse Jackson of South Carolina. The election was in favor of the Bush/Quayle ticket 350 over the Brown/Jackson which received 180.
The Republican Revolution never happens in November of 1994. By 1996 the economy was in the worst Recession since the Great Depression. The Democrats nominate Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton, he picks Al Gore to be his running mate. The Republicans pick Bob Dole for the nomination, Vice President Dan Quayle doesn't run due to illness. The Clinton/Gore destroy the Dole/Kemp ticket 512/26 electoral votes.
On August 29, 1997 the stock market crashes overnight which causes billions of wealth destroyed and the 2nd great depression begins. In turn the Republicans take the house and senate, and impeach President Bill Clinton and convict him to adultery and abuse of power. Vice President Al Gore take over for the rest of Former President Bill Clinton's term. By 2000, Al Gore continues to be ability to the American's they voted in favor of the McCain/Powell ticket over the Gore/Gephardt ticket 370/168.
On January 20, 2001 John McCain and Colin Powell were sown in as President and Vice President respectively. McCain promises "A New Morning in America" with tax cuts and reform of the tax system, the highest tax bracket for tax payers is 20%, and many spending cuts to trim the national debt. On September 10, 2001 President McCain secretly closes all airports in America on the Midnight hour of September 11. (Which in fact prevents 9/11.) As McCain was informed of the attacks one month earlier, by secretary of state Condi Rice. McCain promises to hunt down Osama Bin Laden ASAP. As in turn Osama Bin Laden was killed by navy seals the next day (September 12 2001) By the 2002 midterms the economy was out of a depression and downgraded to recession. Two years later the recession was over, and the McCain/Powell ticket win reelection over Howard Dean and Joe Lieberman. (447-91)
In 2007 Vice President Colin Powell announces he will run for President. The Democrats pick John Edwards, who chooses Delaware Senator Joe Biden. On August 29, 2008 Colin Powell chooses Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, at the time both parties were in trouble. John Edwards was accused of adultery, and the Powell/Rice ticket were both African Americans. The American people had to make do with the choices as times are changing direction. The Powell/Rice ticket won 280 to Edwards/Biden ticket 258/
In 2012 the Powell/Rice ticket won against the Kerry/Sebelius ticket 347/191.