Magazine article The Nation

Ahoy There, Clinton Lovers!

Magazine article The Nation

Ahoy There, Clinton Lovers!

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Soon the first 100 days will be up, and what will the record show? Sold out the Haitian refugees (US. press very cooperative in this regard, suppressing the recent O.A.S. call on the United States to review its policy in light of international law); let a Bush appointee, Herman Cohen, run Africa policy, essentially giving a green light to Savimbi in Angola to butcher thousands; put Israel's lobbyists in charge of Mid-east policy bolstered the arms industry with a budget in which projected spending for '93 is higher in constant dollars than average spending during the cold war from 1950, increased secret intelligence spending; maintained full D.E.A. funding, put Wall Street in charge of national economic strategy; sold out on grazing and mineral rights on public lands; is pushing NAFTA forward and is now neutering the side agreements that as a candidate he proposed would protect workers and the environment - a big sellout, this one; and, with Mrs. …

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