Kelly borrowing from Bill Clinton heading into reelection?


When Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly called for a $250 tax rebate for every Kansan, Republicans were quick to criticize her for stealing from their playbook.

Maybe she was really borrowing from Bill Clinton's playbook instead.

It was 1995 and Clinton's administration was on the ropes after Republicans took control of Congress a year earlier.

As he headed into reelection, Clinton adopted a so-called "triangulation" strategy developed by his campaign Svengali Dick Morris.

In short, the idea - as Morris described it - meant "taking . . .


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