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A politician’s most vital skill is a silver tongue

I was very impressed with the way that the last ‘Reeling in the Years’ handled one of my favourite politicians. At the beginning was Bill Clinton playing with words when discussing his sex life.

Ten minutes later, it was Bill Clinton saying that peace would be obtained in the Middle East with a change of government in Iraq – and we all know how peacefully that went.

Ten minutes later, it was Bill Clinton speaking smoothly at a peace conference. I am sure that if words came so easily to me I could have gone into politics instead of having to do an honest day’s work.

Richard Barton

Kevin Street


Co. Wicklow


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