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.


c) Persisted in the face of ridicule and humiliation.

Slate rating: +1

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


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.


a) Magnanimous toward the president.

Slate rating: +1

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

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