Commentary: It's The Issues, Stupid

First, a prediction: If the 1996 Presidential campaign continues at its current vacuous level, most voters won't pause to watch the candidates' televised debates, much less go out and vote. And who could blame them? To listen to President Clinton and Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole talk, the important issues of the day are same-sex marriages, who can toss the most moms off welfare, and which candidate might make the most trustworthy child guardian. Jay Leno and David Letterman never had it so easy.

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