The Search for Authenticity

After Clinton, candidates want to be real. Are they?

We knew there would be a "yuck!" reaction to Bill Clinton this election season. We just didn't know exactly what it would be. After all, as the cliche goes, every election is a reaction to the previous President--and that goes double when the guy has problems defining the word is. The conventional wisdom last year was that America would react to Clinton by choosing a leader who put rectitude above all else. But that hasn't happened. The Man to Beat, George W., has made clear that he was once "young and irresponsible." For a while, it seemed that the reaction to...

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