Soundings

The people vote; the doctor calls

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7170.1460f (Published 21 November 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1460
  1. George Dunea, attending physician
  1. Cook County Hospital, Chicago, USA

    It seems that Americans have had enough of Miss Lewinsky. Instead they voted in the last election for middle of the road candidates and sound government, and against right and left wing extremists and puritans. In local elections they likewise chose moderate candidates. In Minnesota, however, they made an unusual choice in electing the Reform Party candidate, who trounced other candidates for governor on a platform of lower taxes and less …

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