The Best And Worst Of Politics In 1995


HAIL AND FAREWELL: At a press conference to announce that he would not run for President, General Colin Powell showed why he could have been a contender. "Have I added a new dimension to the race?" he asked. "I think I have." Including nostalgia for a campaign that never was--this time.

DECENCY ALERT I: After the Oklahoma City bombing, Clinton made a speech urging America to tone it down. A politically motivated jab at the right? No doubt. A point worth making? That too.

DECENCY ALERT II: In a blistering speech in Los Angeles, Dole offered much the same...

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