At Least Someone Has a Plan

George Bush's popularity is vaporizing faster than teardrops in a blast furnace. Matched against an unnamed challenger in recent polls, the President actually loses the 1992 election. Unfortunately, you cannot beat somebody with nobody, and Bush still trumps the current Democratic field in head-to-head pairings. But each bit of bad economic news heartens the opposition and reveals a paralyzed Administration whose divisive domestic policy sessions have come to resemble dining-hall food fights.

The Democratic contenders have yet to make the most of this opportunity. They are all great on diagnosis, but only Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton is close to cobbling together...

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