The Taming Of A Senator

With Hillary Clinton's senatorial campaign managing to entangle itself in its own feet while running in place, New Yorkers find themselves returning to the question of whether or not Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has precisely the right temperament for the Senate--a deliberative body in which the acceptable responses to a colleague's disagreeing with you have traditionally not included trying to have a homeless shelter put in his neighborhood.

Giuliani's attempt last year to put a homeless shelter in the district of an uncooperative councilman eventually fizzled, but this fall alone city hall has cut off funds from a museum whose paintings the...

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