The Mourning After

Hart apologizes to his followers

At no point in the uproar that led to his withdrawal from the 1988 presidential campaign had Gary Hart given way to contrition and remorse, as he did during last week's lull after the storm. "I take full responsibility for what I did and the big mistakes I made," he said. Although Hart had quit the race "angry and defiant" over headlines about the weekend he spent with Miami Model Donna Rice, he was now less willing to shift the blame: "The news media made mistakes, but it was wrong of me to make it seem like it was all their...

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