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Let’s imagine …

Let’s play a little thought experiment. Imagine that:

Bill Clinton, not realizing that he was on an open mike, called Sean

Hannity “that a–hole from Fox.”

Or that Al Gore had told Trent Lott to “go f— yourself” because “it made me feel good.”

Or that Michael Moore is thrice divorced and was found to have an industrial strength OxyContin habit after making a film decrying drug abuse in the United States.

Or that, when asked about rumors of past cocaine use, Mr. Clinton refused to answer the question, finally saying that “I will swear that I haven’t used it in the past 25 years.”

Or that he had sent our children in the armed forces to invade North Korea because it is a known brutal dictatorship with WMD.

Or that he sold all his Whitewater Corporation stock 10 days before the company went bankrupt.

Or that Lt. John Kerry had disappeared from his post in Vietnam for

three months, leaving no record of his whereabouts.


Would the right-wing Shi’ites have been outraged? Would there have been questions about character? Would we have spent $70,000,000 to investigate?

R. Owen Barnes

Nevada City

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