Taking His Show on the Road

Clinton's new success in juggling foreign problems is more than just good luck

For any U.S. President to go overseas late in a crucial midterm-election campaign would be odd. Bill Clinton remarked at his press conference last Friday that two years ago he could not have imagined himself doing any such thing. Quite suddenly though, the Administration that had long seemed confused and blundering in foreign policy is riding an overseas winning streak that it is eager to tout.

So instead of showing the President campaigning through Rhode Island, New York, Iowa and Michigan this week, as first scheduled, the TV cameras will shoot some better visuals. Clinton witnessing the signing of a peace...

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