Meese Vs. Wright: There Is a Difference

In a city awash in scandal, Republicans take comfort in the fact that the sleaze issue has gone bipartisan now that the dealings of House Speaker Jim Wright are under investigation by the House Ethics Committee. By the end of the month, Attorney General Edwin Meese is likely to be skewered in a report from Independent Counsel James McKay declaring that the nation's top law- enforcement officer may have violated Government regulations regarding favoritism and the appearance of impropriety. The G.O.P. response will be to rebut Meese with Wright. Vice President George Bush gave a preview last month: "You talk about...

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