There is a crisis in dinner-party conversation, brought on by the continuing Monica Lewinsky matter. It may be wise to review the rules in order to deal with this emergency.
I became aware of the urgency of the situation the other night when I went to dinner at a neighbor's house.
Talk turned, as it does these days, to Bill Clinton's sex life, to Ken Starr's pursuit and Monica Lewinsky's dilemma. The atmospheric pressure in the room abruptly changed, from light and bantering to something like road rage.
The Clintonian Permissivists chanted, "It's nobody's business! It's nobody's business!" The Moralists spluttered...