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'Smart lady ... dumb mistake'

"'Smart lady ... dumb mistake'" Continued...

Issue: "What is art?," March 20, 2004

Ms. Stewart, on the other hand, simply got greedy, trying to save $50,000 in a fortune that approached $1 billion. She never misled her shareholders or tried to artificially inflate the value of her company. Her real crime, lying to federal investigators, was the same charge at the heart of the Monica Lewinsky scandal. Unlike Ms. Stewart, however, Bill Clinton never lost his job-much less served time in prison.

Justice may be blind, but it's hardly apolitical.

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