Learning to Be Lazy

He finally knows how to relax, but that won't stop him from using a vacation to rethink his goals

Bill Clinton normally has trouble getting away from it all. Frustrated aides report that he and Hillary have a habit of delegating to each other the details of their vacation, which is one reason why everything gets decided so late. Last August, on the day he was to depart for Martha's Vineyard, former chief of staff Mack McLarty nearly had to drag the workaholic Clinton from the Oval Office, lest the American public think he was, as another aide put it, "weird." Naturally, when Clinton arrived on the island a few hours later, he canceled his scheduled golf game and fell...

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