The Boredom of Proof

The only strategy that can go up against Days of Our Lives is witnesses

A friend of mine joked recently that if somebody told him the President had been driving Princess Diana's car at the time of her death, his first reaction would be, "Didn't we know that already?"

If that's the bar the House managers delivering the case against Clinton must surpass, there's no shame in failing to deliver. With the choreography they chose--all 13 of them getting an hour-plus in front of the cameras--they surely weren't concerned about repetition. Already, the 60,000 official pages, the hundreds of unofficial ones, plus nonstop Geraldo and MSNBC, have seeped into the public consciousness like elevator...

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