The Political Interest It's All Foreign to Clinton

! Like most people, Bill Clinton is uncomfortable with what he doesn't know and avoids dealing with it. Fortunately for him, the nation he leads usually cares more about Madonna than Mogadishu; its turn inward following the cold war's end coincides neatly with the President's passion for domestic affairs. In even the most arcane of those areas, Clinton's expertise is astonishing, and he long ago articulated his formula for success: "You do your homework, you chart clear goals, you make sure all the parts mesh, and then, even though you have to bend some to get stuff passed, you stick by...

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