Commentary: Pinocchio For President

Remember President Clinton's drive to raise the minimum wage? Just a couple of months ago, Democrats in Congress vowed to boost it 90 cents, to $5.15, by the Fourth of July. And how about Bob Dole's efforts to repeal a 1993 gasoline-tax hike? Just before quitting the Senate, the then-Majority Leader thundered that rolling back the levy by 4.3 cents a gallon was critical to the fate of the economy.

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