The Year of the Refuseniks

Why is such a wonderful bunch sitting on the bench?

Sam Nunn was just back from a holiday in Switzerland, where he had digested a sheaf of memos explaining how he could win the Democratic nomination. But doubts about shouldering a presidential campaign on top of his Senate duties plagued him. There were moments when he thought he would make the plunge, but he woke in the middle of one night last week convinced that he should not. So Thursday morning, he activated what he called Operation Red Light -- the distribution of a no-go statement. His wife Colleen phoned his mother Elizabeth in Perry, Ga., with word of the verdict....