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Friday, September 29, 2006

Clinton pushes back

Posted By on Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 6:47 AM

More and more, I think E.J. Dionne's interpretation is correct.

Bill Clinton's eruption on "Fox News Sunday" last weekend over questions about his administration's handling of terrorism was a long time coming and has political implications that go beyond this fall's elections.

By choosing to intervene in the terror debate in a way that no one could miss, Clinton forced an argument about the past that had up to now been largely a one-sided propaganda war waged by the right. The conservative movement understands the political value of controlling the interpretation of history. Now its control is finally being contested.

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