The Value of Clinton’s "Hard Work"

President Clinton, defending his indefensible anti-terror record, told interviewer Chris Wallace that he “worked hard” to have Bin Laden killed. This reminds me of his promise to cut taxes when he ran his first presidential campaign. Shortly after he was safely in office, Clinton said he tried as hard as he could to keep his word but couldn’t (in fact he ended up raising taxes). The moral of the story: When Clinton “works hard,” he doesn’t deliver. Remember, presidents are judged not on effort, but on results.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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