Tag Archives: Bill Clinton

The Real McCain

I hate to keep doing this, because I think it’s unfair to Barack Obama, but I can’t help it. I keep seeing, in this campaign, shades of the 1992 Bush/Quayle-Clinton/Gore matchup. In the last month of the ’92 campaign, with a sluggish economy controlling the debate, the Republican candidate was falling behind in the polls. […]


I never voted for Bill Clinton. I might have, but when he ordered the execution of Ricky Ray Rector, a brain-damaged convict just before the 1992 “Super Tuesday” primaries, I wrote him off as an opportunist for whom I would never vote. I’ll never vote for Hillary Clinton. She strikes me as someone cut from […]

The Next Generation

I’ve never been a Bill Clinton fan, but one thing I admired about him was his refusal to throw mud on George H.W. Bush during the 1992 campaign. When asked about rumors circulating that Mr. Bush had a mistress, Mr. Clinton replied: “I’m not gonna comment. I didn’t like it when people said those things […]

Double American Standard

Idaho Republican Senator Larry Craig is all over the news this week after the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call reported he’d pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor following his arrest in a restroom in the Minneapolis airport. According to police reports the senator, seated in a stall, tapped his foot, then scooted it toward an undercover […]