Persecuted or Paranoid?

A look at the motley characters behind Hillary Clinton's vast right-wing conspiracy

It's said that mortal enemies, in time, come to resemble each other. Perhaps that explains how Hillary Clinton, a staff lawyer on the House Judiciary Committee during Watergate, is sounding a tiny bit like Tricky Dick himself. As she sought to defend her beleaguered husband last week, Mrs. Clinton charged that accusations against him, of adultery and perjury, are the invention of a "vast right-wing conspiracy" determined to undo the results of the past two elections. What's more, the alleged conspirators--a multitalented cabal including not only Kenneth Starr and Paula Jones but also Senators, judges, publishers, Internet gossips, religious leaders and...

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