Since I posted his reaction to Lennon’s death earlier today I thought I might as well post his reaction to George dying.
William L. Shirer, author of Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich and volumes of 20th Century Journey: A Memoir of a Life and the Times, speaks with Don Swaim in this 1984 interview about being a radio correspondent in the early days of radio journalism. Shirer tells a truly remarkable story about working for CBS Radio during WWII doing war coverage and trying to get interviews with people like Winston Churchill.
Their tagline says it all:
A Virtual Anal-Probe Of Police And Others In Law Enforcement
This is the Senator who said, when referring to Clinton’s sex scandal, “Bad boy, Bill Clinton. You’re a naughty boy.”
Last June, Larry Craig, the Senator who was publicly outed to absolutely no ensuing scandal, was arrested for â€œlewd conductâ€ in a menâ€™s room at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. He pleaded guilty on August 8, paid $500, got out of the 10-day jail sentence, and was given a year of probation. His office referred to the incident â€” and this is all from Roll Call so you canâ€™t accuse us of making this bizarre quote up â€” as a â€œhe said/he said misunderstanding.â€ They claim theyâ€™ll explain what they mean by this later today, when they come up with a convincing lie.
It’s 48 minutes long but it’s a terrific episode that even includes a recreation of the Milgram experiment.
“I will redeem myself” said Vick, “I have to.”
Vick wasn’t specific about the acts he was sorry for, but declared, “Dogfighting is a terrible thing. I reject it.”
Between apologies to everyone from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank — to all the kids who used to look up to him, Vick declared that he’s found Jesus and has turned his life over to God.