THE STARR FACTOR

BILL CLINTON MAY FINALLY HAVE MET THE MAN WHO WILL TURN THE 1996 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN INTO A REAL HORSE RACE. NO, NOT BOB DOLE. IT'S KENNETH STARR, THE WHITEWATER SPECIAL COUNSEL

Midway through a long spell of bad news, Bill Clinton took the stage of Constitution Hall in Washington last Thursday to address the Presidential Scholars, a group of high school honor students, along with their parents and teachers. "This has been sort of a crazy week around here," he admitted. Given that this was an especially brainy gathering, he jokingly asked if anybody could help him get a handle on things. "I was hoping," he said, "maybe one of the scholars could explain chaos theory."

Good choice. Chaotic is how things must feel right now at the White House, as each...

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