Men, Women And Tears

President George Bush, while watching on television his nominee to the Supreme Court, Judge Clarence Thomas, describe to the Senate Judiciary Committee the lack of indoor plumbing and other deprivations of his humble childhood, informs us that he was moved to tears. In his own words: "I choked up on it."

This is not the first time this year that the Chief Executive has indulged in a manly effusion of moisture. On June 6 he told a gathering of Southern Baptists that last January, while praying just before he let slip the dogs of war, "I had the tears start down...

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