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The bad vs the ugly, adds up to no good

Latest mud-slinging between Clinton and Trump confirms the bias against each personality

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The FBI investigation that made it clear Mrs Clinton has not been telling the truth seems to accentuate her image as Crooked Hillary, while the charges of anti-Semitism directed at Mr Trump tend to substantiate the calls that the Donald is racist. In short, it's doubtful that these mini-crises are going to change the minds of many voters.

Washington

AT the height of the so-called Monicagate scandal in the 1990s when fans of then-President Bill Clinton tended to dismiss the allegations against him (that he had sex with a White House intern), New York comedian Jackie Mason pondered what would have happened if Mr Clinton's