OT: Fun little snippet from Joe Lockharts Press Conferencegreenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
I'm suprised Durdge didn't pick up on this...or maybe I just missed it :-)
******************************************************************** Q Joe, there is a report this morning that since she worked as a volunteer in the '96 campaign -- could you tell us specifically what was the President's relationship to Naomi Wolf? MR. LOCKHART: I'm not aware that he has a relationship -- whether he knows her. Naomi Wolf is married to David Shipley, White House speech writer, so I think he knows her. My understanding is -- I worked on the '96 campaign and never worked with her there. But I think Mr. Morris has talked about how he used her as a sounding board for some ideas. That's all I know about it.
Q That's all? No inappropriate relationships?
MR. LOCKHART: How would you define "inappropriate"?
Q The same way he did. Describing Monica -- I think she's certainly better looking than Monica, don't you, Joe?
MR. LOCKHART: Lester, I think if you have a question, or you have an allegation, you should make it. If you want to just throw a little garbage around, there is the door.
Q It's not garbage, it's just hypothesis.
MR. LOCKHART: There is the door. Use it.
Q Am I being thrown out?
MR. LOCKHART: No. Use it if you can't act in a responsible way.
Q Joe, does the White House have a view on --
MR. LOCKHART: Do you understand what I mean?
Q I'll profit from your example.
MR. LOCKHART: Good.
-- Roland (email@example.com), November 12, 1999
link (and that would have been Drudge).
-- Roland (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 12, 1999.
Every time you find yourself wondering what Ste. Hillary meant by the word "gatekeeper" when she was droning on whining about how anyone could exercise their free speech on the internet -- *without* a "gatekeeper" -- any time you want to know what she meant, think "Lockhart".
In Her Perfect World, there's a weasel-faced smarm-master at the ready to shut you up and shut you down, any time it's convenient.
-- Ron Schwarz (email@example.com), November 12, 1999.
I think I like Lester.
Who is he?
-- snooze button (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 12, 1999.
Hey, we've got plenty of time for another LewdWincSkeaz episode to distract the herd. Bring on the foxy bimbos! Wag the Dog's dong -- away from Y2K at any and all cost! Administration Policy, even.
-- Ashton & Leska in Cascadia (email@example.com), November 12, 1999.
Freedom of speech for anybody who wants to criticize or smear the Republicans though - remmber their association with Larry Flint when he claimed to have to have smut about Republican leaders?
The White House will throw out anybody who asks a hard question though, won't they?
Above all, remember that "access" to news and to the newsmakers and powerful in Washington, plus the adulation of their fellow travelers in the national (Washington) press corps, is ALL that these news media people live for. So, the Clintons maintain their power by controlling and limiting access of the press to what the press wants to hear about what topics the administration wants to present....and in turn, our access to the real news is controlled.
-- Robert A. Cook, PE (Marietta, GA) (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 12, 1999.
A world without rope is chaos.......
-- Will continue (email@example.com), November 12, 1999.
Pointing his finger at us, he says, "I did not have Y2K with that woman!"
-- Cant Say (Chicken@NoWay.com), November 12, 1999.