To Forgive Would Be Divine

President George W. Bush can be the first to nail Clinton--by pardoning him

How could George W. Bush look like a healer and still knock some of the spring out of Bill Clinton's step, the wind out of his victory tour and a zero off his book advance? Pardon him, as soon as possible. With special counsel Robert Ray--Ken Starr's tenacious successor--now weighing whether to indict Clinton for obstruction of justice, Bush might want to pre-empt Ray and pardon Clinton before any indictment. Bush could wrest the Bible out of William Rehnquist's hands, turn to an appropriate Psalm of forgiveness and make it the heart of his Inaugural Address. No one remembers Inaugural speeches...

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