Cashing in on Top Connections

"There's No Question I've Got As Good Access As Anybody"

After former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Michael Deaver quit last May to become a "public affairs consultant," he drove about town for a while in a dark blue Dodge, very much like the limousines that transport top Executive Branch officials. The car served to get Deaver where he was going in more ways than one: in status-conscious Washington, it was a not-so-subtle reminder of / his White House connections. Now Deaver has given up the status symbol of public power for one of private wealth. These days he rides in a chauffeur- driven Jaguar XJ6 equipped with a car...

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