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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Secret Service (The public's rating: +8)

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Minuses:

a) Fought Starr subpoena too hard because it considers itself the Praetorian Guard.

Pluses:

a) Dragged unwillingly into scandal by Clinton (unlike Currie or his political aides, the Secret Service agents have no choice about being near the president).

b) Testified honestly but unwillingly, as they should.

c) Did not leak.

Slate rating: +5

Chelsea Clinton (The public's rating: +10)

Minuses:

There are none.

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