Grapevine: Apr. 16, 1990

WINNER OF THE WEEK

WILLIAM J. BENNETT

The drug czar will release a report admitting that his yearlong effort to make Washington a "test case" in the drug war has largely failed. Such candor from a top official qualifies Bennett as an endangered species.

LOSER OF THE WEEK

WILLIAM J. BENNETT

A tough federal report will charge that his yearlong effort to make Washington a "test case" in the war on drugs has largely failed. In other words, at this stage of the struggle, the czar has no clothes.

SHOWBOAT OF THE WEEK

ALFONSE D'AMATO

New York's shameless Senator disrupted delicate...

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