"prick" goes standard

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 6 20:43:49 UTC 2013

On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 10:06 AM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Or at least quotable in a news headline in a "family" news source:
> http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/fox-news-ailes-newt-prick-biden-rubio-obama-130038762--election.html
> And note "dumb as an ashtray."

Ailes complains that

"[Obama]'s lazy, but _the media won’t report that_.”

The media don't need to report that. Everybody already knows it.
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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