My Summer Vacation or WHO'S MINDING THE WAR?

One of the minor debates of the Persian Gulf crisis is whether President Bush should be spending the dog days of August taking his ease in Kennebunkport, Me. How have other key players in his Administration responded to the vacation or not-to-vacation dilemma?

As planned for several months, Vice President DAN QUAYLE was relaxing in Arizona last week. This week, barring a megacrisis, he will be visiting his home state of Indiana.

Secretary of State JAMES BAKER is on his Wyoming homestead but is spending most of his time on the phone with foreign leaders.

Secretary of Defense DICK CHENEY had...

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