Naming the blame

Who's at fault for the national budget crisis? Who else?

A few months later, Armey described Mrs. Clinton's health plan as the "Dr. Kevorkian prescription for the jobs of American working men and women."

Several days later, Armey was questioning Mrs. Clinton during a health-care hearing and said he hoped it would be a lively hearing. She replied, "I'm sure it will, with you and Dr. Kevorkian."

Armey then said, "I have been told about your charm and wit, and let me say reports of your charm are overstated and reports of your wit are understated."

Molly Ivins is a columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Copyright 1995 Creators Syndicate, Inc.

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