It is a chilling experience to walk out of the soft drizzle of an October morning in Budapest and step into Nazi Germany. Inside the National Arena, a drab relic of Stalinism in the Hungarian capital, enormous red banners emblazoned with black swastikas drape the walls.By Brian D. Johnson14 min
We should be ashamed of ourselves: that’s the unanimous judgment handed down from on high by moralists commenting on the Lewinsky case. For most of 1998, the world has talked incessantly about the American president and his bizarre little “affair” with a young intern.
The Omega House Family Restaurant on the outskirts of Winston-Salem, N.C., is a homey spot, the kind of stay-a-while place where the waitresses call everyone “Hon” and the coffee cups are never allowed to get empty. The bigger world intruded briefly last week in the person of John Edwards, a tall, made-for-TV lawyer campaigning to represent North Carolina in the U.S. Senate.
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