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Cleaving to Clinton

Sidney Blumenthal has rightly used his insider perspective to describe the right-wing plot to destroy Clinton

By Erik Tarloff   July 2003

Book: The Clinton Wars Author: Sidney Blumenthal Price: Viking, ?25

Within a week of moving to Washington in April 1993, I noticed a car sporting a bumper sticker that read, “Don’t blame me, I voted for Bush.” This traditional gesture of political opposition usually shows up after a president has been in office for a year or so. When I saw that bumper sticker, Bill Clinton had been president for under four months. Allowing time for the bumper sticker’s printing and distribution… well, you get the idea. From the first, Clinton’s opponents refused to be constrained even by the appearance…

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