Letters, Sep. 30, 1996

THE MORRIS MESS

On the basis of his awe-inspiring spin, I can't imagine why anybody except Richard Morris was needed on President Clinton's re-election team [NATION, Sept. 9]. After all, in the first six days he single-handedly choreographed a convention, formulated policy, wrote the President's, Vice President's and First Lady's speeches, trounced the Dole campaign as well as his enemies in the Administration, and did everything short of curing cancer. And on the seventh day, he rested. And now we know how he did that. JON MAAS Los Angeles

Why is it such a big deal that Morris talked frankly to...

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