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ALLEN DRURY, 1918-1998

Remembering Advise and Consent

Sep 21, 1998, Vol. 4, No. 02 • By KENNETH Y. TOMLINSON
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Still, Advise and Consent remains a great popular novel. The Seab Cooleys that Drury revered may no longer populate Congress, but their blow-dried successors would do well to dust off the grand old book and reacquaint themselves with the consequences of equivocation and moral relativism. There they might find a solution to their quandary over what to do about Bill Clinton.

Kenneth Y. Tomlinson retired as editor in chief of Reader's Digest in 1996.