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Potential presidential morality

Regarding the editorial "The Character Issue," Jan. 28, the marital faithfulness of presidential candidate William Clinton is of some consequence.

If a future president while in office commits known acts widely regarded as immoral, he will probably not be a very effective president, as the willingness of the Congress and the rest of the country to respond to him will be substantially impaired. David Herron, Atherton, Calif.

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