The word from New Hampshire
Clark's background could boost him to political foreground: "'Wesley Clark comes in as a bit of hand grenade, and nobody knows who's going to get hit by the fragments,' said Steffen Schmidt, a political science professor at Iowa State University. 'He's not a typical candidate - he's not a politician. You don't have four-star generals running very often, and this year, with Iraq, foreign policy is an issue of much greater importance.'" That's what they're saying in New Hampshire. The NH primary is only 18 weeks away. January 27, 2004.