Gored But Not Gone

Perot's popularity sinks, but his army of 2 million marches on

By the time Ross Perot got around to making his ominous threat last Tuesday night, many viewers may already have tuned out. Al Gore had seemingly won the NAFTA debate on points, and there was a temptation to begin writing the Texan's political obituary for the next day's papers. But just three minutes before the end of the encounter, a stymied and annoyed Perot leaned into the camera and confided, "The whole House of Representatives is running in 1994, and a third of the Senate. We've got a little song we sing: 'We remember in November when we step into that...

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