As a result, the report says, Roger Clinton took on as many as 15 clients hoping to win clemency from the Clinton administration. What’s surprising isn’t that Roger sought to take advantage of the situation. But that Bill actually bothered to speak to Roger about it. “They aren’t that close, or as close as perhaps they once were,” says a former Clinton aide who stays in touch him and claims the brothers never spoke much to begin with. “I don’t believe that President Clinton said anything of the sort to his brother.”
In any event, that’s all water under the bridge. But what about now? Do the brothers ever talk? Does President Clinton, say, when he’s hanging with his chums at The Ivy restaurant in Santa Monica, ring up Roger — who lives off and on in the L.A. area — to ask him over for a bite? “No, they travel in very different social circles,” says a current Clinton assistant.p> RABBLE ROUSED br> White House Budget Director Mitch Daniels took the brunt of the steam coming out of congressional ears over the White House’s increasingly rancorous relationship with members of the House and Senate. Sitting before the House Appropriations Committee yesterday, Daniels took fire from Wisconsin Democratic Rep. David Obey . “You and several others in the administration, in my view, have a severe attitude problem. I sense you and other Cabinet members feel you could get about the people’s business better if it wasn’t for the small-minded and inconsequential rabble on Capitol Hill that you have to deal with,” Obey said.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?