A Term of Honor

THE CONNIE CHUNG-KATHLEEN GINGRICH INCIDENT, in which the famous anchorwoman lured House Speaker Newt Gingrich's mother into revealing that he has called the First Lady a "bitch," raises a number of thought-provoking issues. Should Ms. Chung be redeployed from CBS to the CIA, in some department of interrogation and espionage? Should Bill let this incident mar his emerging romance with Newt? Should Mr. Gingrich be Speaker of anything, or should his mouth first be washed out with soap?

There is another issue, of even larger public import, raised by the insult itself: What should a woman do when a fellow calls...

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