There Goes the Neighborhood

Bill Clinton may have enjoyed his vacation at the Bloodworth-Thomason's beach house in SUMMERLAND, California, but some wealthy neighbors are sneering about "our tax dollars at play." Huffed one neighbor: "Have you seen the Porta Potties along Padaro Lane?" Others carp that on the $200,000 salary Clinton will earn as President, he is not rich enough to buy a house in the area. Ronald Reagan, of course, lived up the road, but at least he wasn't a Democrat. Sighed a jaded millionaire as Clinton departed: "We survived Carter, and we'll survive him."


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