Gorby Has Other Irons in the Fire

The job offers and speaking requests are pouring in for MIKHAIL GORBACHEV. One of the more unlikely gigs was suggested by a Nevada impresario who wants to pay Gorbachev $1 million a year to play casino host and superflack. But House Speaker Tom Foley plans to make Gorby an offer -- and honor -- he probably can't refuse: an invitation to address a joint session of Congress. Foley's office expects to send out the all-expenses-paid bid in the next week or so.


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