PLAY IT AGAIN, DICK

THE NIXON TAPES EVOKE AMERICA'S NOSTALGIA FOR A FUNNY PRESIDENT

Until I read the just published new excerpts from the secret White House tapes of Richard Nixon, I didn't realize what has been so grievously lacking in the Clinton presidency. Mr. Clinton is not funny. Nothing and nobody in his Administration are in the slightest way funny.

Five years is a long time to go without laughing at a U.S. President. Nixon, bless him, would hardly let a day go by without convulsing the public. So many memories--such as when he paid a visit to the Great Wall of China and remarked to Secretary of State William Rogers, "I think you...

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