The Flytrap Blame Game

The Flytrap Blame Game

Politics and policy.
Aug. 29 1998 3:30 AM

The Flytrap Blame Game

Who really deserves sympathy? And who doesn't? Slate keeps score.

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b) Forced Clinton's lechery out in the open.

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c) Persisted in the face of ridicule and humiliation.

Slate rating: +1

The American People (The public's rating: +7)

Minuses:

a) Hypocritically claim to despise scandal, follow it breathlessly, then blame the media for obsessing over it.

b) Are secretly fascinated by the sleaziness of it.

Pluses:

a) Magnanimous toward the president.

Slate rating: +1

The Media (The public's rating: -8)

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