A Politicker correspondent who stopped in on Bill Clinton’s Harlem press conference today reports that Clinton apparently shares our interest in the reports about Arthur Finkelstein, the gay Republican strategist and Pataki advisor who recently married his partner.
Clinton was asked about Finkelstein’s “Stop Her Now” campaign against Hillary (which was reported Read More
Blinded by the Right: The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative , by David Brock. Crown, 336 pages, $25.95.
I’m afraid you really are going to have to read this book just to see what you think of it. “This is a terrible book,” David Brock begins. “It is about lies told and reputations ruined. It is Read More
When a writer confesses that he’s lied in the service of a political movement or ideology, skepticism is the most natural response. Those who once believed the writer’s every word feel betrayed; those who were always suspicious feel vindicated (and possibly a bit vindictive). Nobody wants to be fooled again. That’s why the same conundrum Read More
When David Brock was working on his now-notorious “Troopergate” article for The American Spectator magazine in the fall of 1993, he approached two friends for professional counseling. Mr. Brock felt uneasy even then about reporting lurid allegations regarding Bill Clinton’s personal life.
As Mr. Brock recalled in his repentant letter to the President in Read More
Two close political associates of House Speaker Newt Gingrich were involved in attempts to discredit Bill Clinton with allegations about his personal life, both before and after the 1992 Presidential election. They tried to find an alleged illegitimate child of Mr. Clinton’s and helped to publicize sensational charges of misconduct made by his former Arkansas Read More
Conservative hit-man journalist turned contrite Esquire contributor David Brock came home to his Georgetown town house the night of March 15 to find the front steps covered with an unidentifiable green slime. Mr. Brock followed the slime up the stairs, where he found still more slime, a champagne bottle filled with the same mysterious substance, Read More