hc40 at COLUMBIA.EDU
Fri Oct 11 08:46:05 MDT 1996
A brilliant assessment of the characters of both these men.
>Ditto on all accounts. The much liberal press will have all of believe
>that the elelctions are over already. Did any one hear Tim Russet give
>his analogy that Slick just won hands down? Give me a break already!!!
>On Mon, 7 Oct 1996 10:08:39 -0400 "William B. White"
><WHITEWB at JCCW22.CC.SUNYJCC.EDU> writes:
>>From: NAME: Bill White
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>>Dittos to Sam, Tony, Jim, and John for their analysis of the debate.
>>I thought Dole came across as the more substantial and "authentic"
>>humor was pointed, his manner respectful. Dole showed himself as the
>>experience; the noble warrior of the Great War; the gallant, honorable
>>statesman of the Senate, plainspoken patriot, resilient and reliable.
>>understands sacrifice and the triumph over pain and suffering. He
>>clear that compassion is a habit of his heart not a showy program that
>>spending toward population segments that will translate into blocks of
>>who are expected to return the favor. He stands for the integrity of
>>and his word. His word is trustworthy. He represents the best of
>>Clinton is an actor who verges on the classic portrayal of the clown:
>>paints the emotions of happy/sad; pleasure/pain quite well, but one is
>>it's only an act to accompany his rhetoric, which is carefully crafted
>>garner votes. Clinton is youthful (too youthful for presidential
>>leadership); even after four years supposedly doing the serious
>>leading the greatest nation, he still looks like an adolescent in
>>experience. He has the skills of the sophist, but no real depth of
>>is fundamentally a charming, but dangerous demogogue with a good
>>He represents what is transitory and superficial in the American
>>I think voters have a genuine choice here. The debates so far have
>>make that clear.
"If we must die, let it not be like hogs
Hunted and penned in an inglorious spot,....
If we must die, O let us nobly die,....
What though before us lies the open grave?
Like men we'll face the murderous, cowardly pack,
Pressed to the wall, dying, but fighting back!"
--Claude McKay, "If We Must Die"
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