1. Rob Grigjanis says

    raymond @1: Ah, that lovely construction, most famously used by the redoubtable Peggy Noonan;

    She dismisses the possibility that Clinton believed he was acting in Elian [Gonzalez]’s best interests and speculates that Castro blackmailed him, sexually or otherwise. (“Is it irresponsible to speculate? It is irresponsible not to,” she explains.)