The Art of Lying...Low

All deceptions aren't equal. On the scale of untruths, from I-love-your-mother's-cooking to I-would-never-hurt-Nicole, George Bush's cuteness about coke ranks pretty low. He's not telling us explicitly that he did drugs as a kid, but, hey, in that 60 Minutes interview, Clinton never said he was a skirt hound either. He just bit his lip and acknowledged "pain in my marriage." When CBS's Steve Kroft tried to pin Clinton on specifics, he demurred, saying that the American people "got" what he meant. Bush is basically winking at us too when he says he was "young and irresponsible." We're just supposed to get...

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