Notebook: Dec. 4, 2000

WINNERS & LOSERS

[WINNERS]

JUDGE CHARLES BURTON Biggest of the Florida small-timers ensures fairness by laughing off all the lawyers. Syndication-bound?

WILLIAM REHNQUIST First impeachment, now the election! Better tenure than John Jay and Wapner combined

VLADIMIR PUTIN Russian President gets Barak and Arafat on Middle East peace party line. Carter stews quietly

[& LOSERS]

CHAD America's newest four-letter word continues reign of dimpled terror. Another bad break for Chad Lowe

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. Found with drugs three months after release from jail. Will H-wood finally lose patience?

QUEEN ELIZABETH Snaps pheasant's neck, causing uproar in country where nothing ever happens

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