Letters: Feb. 22, 1999

HOW HE DOES IT

"Clinton survives by lying--consistently, shamelessly and pathologically. Any other explanation is rationalization." PATRICK J. CLEARY Springfield, Va.

How Bill Clinton does it is by utilizing the principle that has successfully guided his life so far: putting himself first [NATION, Feb. 1]. How ironic that the same guideline that led the President into lies and adultery will now, with the help of a too tolerant America, save him. DAVID VAN HOOSER Nashville, Tenn.

Though the effort to oust Clinton will prove highly damaging to Republicans, it may turn out in the long run to be of great historical...

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