Is This What We Expect?

After Clinton, Americans may be ready for a different kind of President--a straight shooter. Can Gore fit the profile?

No matter how ugly things get for Bill Clinton, it seems, he can always count on Al Gore. "I am proud of him," Gore said from Hawaii on Monday, even as other Democratic politicians were diving for cover or parading their carefully worded disappointment in the President. Gore is feeling good about Clinton "not only because he is a friend but because he is a person who has had the courage to acknowledge mistakes. I am honored to work with this great President."

Scout's honor. The Vice President is nothing if not loyal (not to mention helpful, friendly, courteous, kind and...

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