Campaign 2000: My Plan's Better Than Your Plan

Everyone wanted a campaign about issues. Well, it looks as if we've got one

JIM LEHRER: You recently described your opponent as "a disgusting, wormlike excuse for a human being." What did you mean by that?

THE CANDIDATE: I have never criticized my opponent in personal terms. This election should be about the issues and my plan and his plan. What I was referring to in that remark is the fact that my plan is better than his plan.

Let me tell you about my plan. Under my plan, $17.1 trillion. All current seniors would be put in a lockbox. My opponent has said $63.4 billion, but that's simply wrong. He is misrepresenting my plan....

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