Hello, Mrs. Graham. Get Us Rewrite.

Hello, Mrs. Graham. Get Us Rewrite.

Hello, Mrs. Graham. Get Us Rewrite.

Gossip, speculation, and scuttlebutt about politics.
Aug. 6 1997 9:39 PM

Hello, Mrs. Graham. Get Us Rewrite.

Do the reporters at the Washington Post read their own editorial page?

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"A partisan showdown that dominated Washington politics for nearly three years came to a placid ending on the White House South Lawn yesterday as President Clinton signed legislation that...puts the government on a path to a balanced budget by 2002," read Wednesday's (Aug. 3) front page. Yet back on the editorial page (following on several editorials and op-ed columns noting the deal would make the deficit larger--not smaller).

Even normally Clinton-supportive editorial cartoonist Herblock portrayed the president and Newt Gingrich toasting themselves while saying, "It's wonderful what we can refrain from doing when we work together."