Cindi Ross Scoppe

July 31, 2012 12:00 AM

Scoppe: When the going gets tough, cast yourself as victim

Whatever happened to politicians who learned the central lesson of Watergate — that it’s not the crime but the coverup that gets you in trouble? It’s not the Paris economic-development trip; it’s insisting that deals were inked during the trip — when they weren’t. It’s not that the first daughter got a job, but that her mother threw a temper tantrum when reporters dared to question her about it.

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