WASHINGTON DIARY: MAKING THE RIGHT ENEMIES

You're nobody 'til somebody picks on you in Washington, and so this week Gary Bauer was catapulted into the first tier of Beltway players. He had the good fortune to be attacked by presidential candidate Bob Dole, who after last Tuesday's resignation is officially just a man from Kansas--but also a man who needs to find a shortcut from the right wing back to the center of his party. As presidential candidate Bill Clinton proved in 1992, the quickest route from your party's wing to its center is by attacking someone on your side. Clinton took on a little-known rap singer,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!