The Political Interest: Moving Toward Gridlock II

Moving Toward Gridlock II

BOSNIA, SOMALIA, SADDAM HUSSEIN -- THEY'LL ALL BE Bill Clinton's problems next week. And they'll be the easy ones. Not even the thornier foreign issues that await the new President will nag as much as the nation's domestic economic troubles, the continuing crisis Bill Clinton has been elected to solve. As the deficit climbs, it is hard to know who is telling the truth, who should be blamed (if anyone), and harder still to get a fix on what exactly Clinton plans to do -- largely because the President-elect is enjoying the honeymoon that all newly elected leaders receive.

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