By and large, a Democratic White House held its own on the policy front during the 1990s (I know it was a while ago, but remember that whole peace and prosperity thing?) but they lost me at times with their corruption as well as their constant sucking up to big business. Monica was one thing but the selling of the Lincoln Bedroom to big-ticket donors was much, more more troubling. Maybe that's why I had a queasy feeling that Barack Obama was going to the Clinton-era well too many times for his new team -- and I was apparently right.
The chickens of the Clinton era are coming home to roost, or they almost did: