And Now It's Her Turn

With a golden resume and an eye on the big job, here comes Liddy Dole. Will the G.O.P. ever be the same?

Let's suppose that you were test-marketing an antidote for a nation that had just impeached the most ambitious, adulterous, undisciplined and profane President in a generation. Your roll-out would need to look more spontaneous than calculated. It would be preferable if your candidate had never been one before. It would be reassuring to know self-control was not a problem. And it would be even better if, instead of chasing skirts, she wore them.

And so, just as the men who have recently announced their presidential ambitions did so as quietly as possible--on the Internet (Bill Bradley) or late on New Year's...

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