Bill Clinton

Name-calling serves no good purpose

In his brief letter entitled, Is Hillary Clinton a Pathological Liar?, Stephen White presents a modified score to an all-to-familiar libretto: yes, in his mind, she's still a liar, just a liar of a different type. Mr. White casually threw Bill Clinton's name in the mix to support his opinion of candidate Clinton.

Even noted columnist, Bill Safire, whom I quoted in the Blizzard Revisited article, would have likely disagreed with White's assessment. White's statements, such as: "The lying was not irrational" and "She lied for good reason" hardly sound pathological. However, select any adjective you like to define it -- Safire also used "congenital" or...