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September 12, 2000

Runs in the Family: "The New York Daily News reports that Chelsea Clinton is dating a White House intern. . . . It's no surprise. Ever since George W. Bush got the GOP nomination, every presidents' kids think that they can follow in dad's footsteps."

(Argus Hamilton)


The Essential

David Letterman

Top Good Things About

Dating the President's Daughter

10. When president says, "Don't do anything I wouldn't do," you can pretty much go nuts.

9. Biweekly Gallup poll tells you how you're doing as a boyfriend.

8. Can relive date by watching surveillance tapes of the two of you making out.

7. Any professor who fails you is looking at . . . an IRS audit.

6. Someone says, "My dad can beat up your dad," and you respond, "My girlfriend's dad can send your [dad] to Bosnia."

4. You're one call away from having your term paper on Castro written by Castro.

3. You can watch news to see if she was really "home with Mom and Dad" that night.

2. You get to hear firsthand which reporters are major-league a------s."

1. Surprise her with flowers and the next morning, your face is on Mt. Rushmore.

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