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Three Cheers for Salon Magazine!

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3. As The Nation detailed two years ago--- March 18, 1996, Kenneth Starr has a major conflict of interest that should have prevented him from accepting the position as independent counsel or compelled a more honorable man to resign. In 1993 the Resolution Trust Corporation filed suit against his firm, Kirkland and Ellis, accusing them of "aiding and abetting breaches of fiduciary responsibility" in the legal work the firm did for a federally insured Colorado thrift that went bankrupt in 1990. (Substitute the Rose Law Firm and Madison Guaranty for an eerie parallel!) In the Whitewater investigation Starr gained the subpoena power to investigate the very RTC officials who were involved in the lawsuit against Kirkland and Ellis. Read the whole series of articles in Starr Watch, the Nation's Digital Extra. Since then more improprieties about Starr have surfaced. A Reuters dispatch of March 3rd described the sworn statement of South Carolina attorney Kendall Few in which he alleged that Starr concealed false testimony in product liability lawsuits against General Motors.

4. And in a more serious vein: What is Bill Clinton likely to do if it looks as if the Starr Chamber should prevail? A worst-case scenario: He could declare a national emergency and invoke FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, that dreadful piece of legislation enacted under Nixon and strengthened by all of his successors, most especially Reagan.

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