Vital Signs

Touring the Arc

In my mind's eye, I have come to see a great arc radiating above the Clinton presidency, an arc of constant existential activity, a zone where effects are received but not transmitted, a curved line on which every American, with the single exception of the President of the United States, occupies a place.

Janet Scott Barlow

Janet Scott Barlow is the author of The Nonpatriotic President: A Survey of the Clinton Years.

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