[Ads-l] [Non-DoD Source] Re: dark (UNCLASSIFIED)

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 1 16:28:59 EDT 2016


In that case she'd be dark *every* weekend.

And in between.

JL

On Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 4:10 PM, MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM
AMRDEC (US) <william.d.mullins18.civ at mail.mil> wrote:

> CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED
>
> I took it to mean that she is an evil villain, plotting in her lair. Like
> Lex Luthor.  Or the Brain, from Pinky and the Brain.
>
> But Geoff's guess makes more sense.
>
> >
> > I'd guess it's an extension from the theater sense (no show on that
> evening/day)
> >
> >
> >> 'Temporarily out of public view and making no public statements'
> >>
> >> MSNBC: "Hillary Clinton [is] dark for the holiday weekend."
>
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