Right Back at You

Cheryl Mills holds a mirror up to the G.O.P.

Cheryl Mills is definitely one tough sister. Though she had little courtroom experience, last week she stood in the well of the Senate, showing tremendous poise as she defended the President and took the House impeachment managers by storm. A little-known White House deputy counsel, Mills hurled their hypocrisy back in their faces. The managers, she intoned, had argued that "the entire house of civil rights might well fall" if Clinton escaped conviction. You could almost hear her muttering, "Spare me." "We've had imperfect leaders in the past," said Mills, referring to Thomas Jefferson, Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, John F. Kennedy...

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