Some Very Interesting Questions

I am now prepared to answer the campaign questions that readers have been itching to ask:

Q. People keep writing that in a small group, Al Gore can be charming, natural and witty. How small does the group have to be?

A. Three is good. This was proved in a secret experiment conducted by the Democratic National Committee--and financed with soft money, since it was considered a party-building activity. As more people entered the room, the Vice President stiffened at a steady pace that one researcher compared to rigor mortis. For the record, there were 16 people present when Gore "began...

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