Ship of Fools
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by Richard Hall

[This letter was published in The Washington Times on August 10, 1998]

It is apparent that President Clinton has not heard or did not heed the admonition of the salty old sea captain when he was asked: "What did you do when a violent storm from the starboard side is blowing your ship toward a dangerous reef on your port side?"

"What you do," said the captain, "is not get yourself into that predicament in the first place."


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