The Military: Clinton: Making Peace with War

A few years ago, a colleague and I asked Bill Clinton if he'd ever been in a fistfight. Yes, the President said, he'd been in a scrap in the eighth grade, when he was being hassled by a neighborhood bully who was smaller than Clinton but had been after him for some time. Clinton felt sorry for the boy--he had problems at home. Clinton didn't want to hit him and tried to ignore him. But one day, after being bothered by the boy for half an hour, Clinton hauled off and smacked the kid.

Clinton insisted the story was "very revealing."...

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