Dear All,

As an interested observer of US politics from Australia I'm compelled to

contribute to this debate.  The current impasse could be resolved by
allowing President Clinton to stay on for another four years. This would

give politicians on both sides ample time  to "cool their heels"
thereby paving the way for meaningful and constructive talks on how to
reform the electoral system to avoid the kinds of problems currently
being experienced such as the use of the much maligned "butterfly
Lets face it folks, Bill Clinton is the best President the United States
ever had!

Peter Marinic