Perot: Who's in Charge Here?

Having burned his bridges with the professionals that ran his earlier campaign, Perot now calls his own shots with the help of hand-picked cronies

TO LOOK AT ROSS PEROT'S ALL-NEW campaign team, you would not suspect that this man was girding himself for a four-week dash at the presidency of the United States. Gone are the professional pols and veterans of national elections who rode in on Perot's skyrocketing polls in June only to resign or be forced out in the campaign's spasm of self-destruction in July. In their place today stands a collection of old friends, obscure aides, in-laws and former military men chosen more for their unblinking allegiance to the chief than for their political acumen.

Welcome to amateur hour. Indeed, amateurism is...

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