What's Wrong

Hypocrisy, betrayal and greed unsettle the nation's soul

"Just about every place you look, things are looking up. Life is better -- America's back -- and people have a sense of pride they never thought they'd feel again."

-- Voice-over from 1984 Ronald Reagan TV commercial

Once again it is morning in America. But this morning Wall Street financiers are nervously scanning the papers to see if their names have been linked to the insider-trading scandals. Presidential candidates are peeking through drawn curtains to make sure that reporters are not staking out their private lives. A congressional witness, deeply involved in the Reagan Administration's secret foreign policy, is huddling...

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