Has anyone ever considered alerting the Matt Drudge type media? He exposed Monica!

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Would someone like Matt Drudge be taken seriously if he exposed the government y2k debacle or would his reputation hurt our efforts to inform the public? I don't condone the likes of Larry Flynt, but he's certainly gotten the attention of the government! Exposem'all

-- Exposem'all (sinister@plot.com), January 24, 1999


I did: eMailed Drudge about exposing Y2K; soon after he started headlining it. He wants to more but is playing it out carefully so ppl don't get tired of it. Short attention spans out there. He wants big juicy "proof" news. Govt wobbly statistics and spec can't cut it for now. The collapse of life as we know it just isn't as interesting to the masses as constant replays of LewdWinceSkeaz.

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-- Leska (allaha@earthlink.net), January 24, 1999.

FWIW: Matt Drudge did headline a reference to a Reuters report of some Y2K comments by Arthur C Clarke a few days ago, but I think that the complexity of the Y2K story may exceed what Matt's visitors would be willing to digest, at least for a while.

I think Leska's reference to juicy "proof" news is on target. If the story needs much explanation, some surfers will follow it, but most will just skip it.


-- Jerry B (skeptic76@erols.com), January 24, 1999.

WorldNetDaily is now getting around 1 million hits daily - and they are exposing/detailing Y2K issues very strongly - with links to/from Drudge and Neal Boortz's web pages, these allow access to another 5-6 million hits per day. pages are:

www.boortz.com www.drudgereport.com www.worldnetdaily.com

-- Robert A. Cook, PE (Kennesaw, GA) (cook.r@csaatl.com), January 24, 1999.

Why is it all Monica's fault as you suggest Leska, in your name calling of Monica as "LewdWinceSkeaz?" What the fuck do you call Clinton dear Mam? He's a man who screws around with a young girl that's his daughter's age. Shall we call him a pervert, sexual predator, manipulator, liar, adulterer? I once had respect for you Leska, but not anymore, you have become one of them. I hope they hang Clinton by the balls.

-- fuming (fuming@revenge.com), January 24, 1999.

fuming, you must collect your mind and read more carefully. If you had read my post, you would have seen that it never referred to Monica in the least, but only to the media's endless sleazy re-hashing to the exclusion of important news discussions.

The news should have a responsibility towards informing the public of anything that could imperil them. It doesn't matter who the players are or what ridiculous things they did, if such activities and the constant fly-buzz stirring the manure pile obstructs the public's view of life-threatening real issues.

History will indeed judge all portions of our civilization in the aftermath.

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-- Leska (allaha@earthlink.net), January 24, 1999.

Leska: It's always the Jezebels who are put down (it's always the woman's fault). The woman who screws a famous politician or celebrity is made out to be the slut. But what is the man made out to be? He gets more fame, more glory, a higher ratings in the polls. People just love him to death! It's a sad day for the American people. But, we get what we justly deserve. But you, I believe are one of them that love and adore him, so don't come off as being neutral.

-- fuming (fuming@revenge.com), January 24, 1999.

fuming, once again, you need to read more carefully. I am on record here on this Forum as stating many times emphatically that Clinton should have resigned immediately, and his staying in office is reprehensible as it obstructs the Y2K issue.

Further, if you read observantly, I am a writer who enjoys silly playing with word constructs, and the Clinton word does not have the potentials of many others. This has nothing to do with the characters, just the consonants and vowels.

Sorry that you have a sensitivity to gender issues. I admit that I do not pay any attention to gender and never have. Not interested in genderizing Y2K, but maybe quipping Kinkdone.

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-- Leska (allaha@earthlink.net), January 24, 1999.

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