Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on June 2nd, 2008 4:39 am by HL
“To know Clinton is, sooner or later, to be exasperated by his indiscipline and disappointed by his shortcomings. But through it all, it has been easy enough to retain an enduring admiration — even affection — for a president whose sins against decorum and the dignity of his office seemed venial in contrast to the systemic indifference, incompetence, corruption, and constitutional predations of his successor’s administration. That is, easy enough until now.”
“This winter, as Clinton moved with seeming abandon to stain his wife’s presidential campaign in the name of saving it, as disclosures about his dubious associates piled up, as his refusal to disclose the names of donors to his presidential library and foundation and his and his wife’s reluctance to release their income-tax returns created crippling and completely avoidable distractions for Hillary Clinton’s own long-suffering ambition, I found myself asking again and again, What’s the matter with him?”
Priced to Move
CQ Politics: “Like clothing stores clearing out their spring lines, this year’s unsuccessful presidential campaigns are trying to unload their leftover T-shirts, bumper stickers and key chains as the primary season winds down and the general election gears up.”
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