CAMPAIGN '96: THE VIEW FROM UP HERE

STEVE FORBES' WRITINGS SHOW HE'S OBSESSED WITH FIGHTING THE ENEMIES OF WEALTH--FROM INFLATION TO LAWYERS

IF THE ADAGE IS RIGHT that says "where you stand depends on where you sit," then getting inside the mind of presidential hopeful Steve Forbes means visiting a rarefied seat indeed. Imagine that you've won the prebirth lottery and entered the world destined to inherit $400 million and a publishing empire. What might you fear most? Losing your endowment. You might squander it through bad investments, of course, but that's something you can hope to control. Any money manager can tell you the real threats you face: taxes and inflation.

Maybe it's no coincidence then that Forbes' column, "Fact and Comment,"...

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