DON'T PANIC: HERE COMES BAILOUT BILL

FACED WITH A RECALCITRANT CONGRESS, CLINTON PUTS TOGETHER HIS OWN PACKAGE OF MEXICAN LOANS AND HOPES THE CURE WILL STICK

The phone call reached Rush Limbaugh at his studio shortly before he went on the air at noon, but this time the person on the other end of the line was not Bob, a machinist from Dayton, Ohio, or Dorothy, a housewife from Tucson, Arizona. It was Alan Greenspan, the chairman of the Federal Reserve and the second most powerful man in Washington, calling Limbaugh to lobby for Bill Clinton's $40 billion rescue package for Mexico. The 10-min. chat, which took place four weeks ago, was cordial enough but left the folk hero of the kilohertz unmoved. As Limbaugh advised his...

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