The Corner

It’s 1998 Again

I only caught the end of Tucker Carlson’s PBS interview with Kenneth Starr last night, but it had entirely the same mellow, wouldn’t-be-prudent vibe as the entire 1990s. So to the extent that anyone pays attention to both men this weekend, it sounds a little like this:

Ken: Well, gee, the president was very impressive. He’s a very effective speaker and advocate. I have no judgments to offer that weren’t in my referral, heavens to Betsy.

Bill: Ken Starr was the instrument of the vast right-wing conspiracy, crushing innocents as he squandered millions of dollars and oppressed poor Susan McDougal, trying to get her to lie. His operation was unethical and illegal.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...


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