july 1988

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  • An Insider's View of the Election

    Our author visits the political pros in four battleground states and is reminded that the swing vote in the November election is not conservative or liberal, northern or southern, young or old, black or Hispanic--it's the white middle class.

  • Matchimanito

    A Short Story  

  • The Loneliest War

    In a world of muddle and ambiguity, the situation in Ethiopia offers something approaching a choice between good and bad: real “freedom fighters” valiantly oppose an oppressive, Soviet-backed regime. But the West takes little notice.

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