War, Health, State
“I envy Kennedy having an enemy,” Clinton said, thinking it must have been a good deal easier to sell programs and ideas negatively, just by shouting that the Russians were coming. “The question now is how to persuade people they could do things when they are not immediately threatened.”
--Richard Reeves, “Why Clinton Wishes He Were JFK,” Washington Monthly September 1995
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Gene Healy - 5/12/2006
Thanks, Matt. Good stuff.
Matt Barganier - 5/11/2006
As far as I can tell, Dick Morris is the source of the greatness = war quote that many people later attributed to Clinton: