DAN QUAYLE has found a sympathetic statesman in HELMUT KOHL. The stolid German Chancellor knows the sting of scorn because political opponents long portrayed him as a slow-witted bumbler. After the Vice President visited Bonn in early June, Kohl told aides he thought Quayle had an impressive grasp of global issues. The meeting left Kohl wondering why Quayle gets such negative press in the U.S.
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