[Ads-l] politician uses insulting language, claims he was misquoted

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Sat Oct 8 12:34:10 EDT 2016

Monmouth County Freeholder John Curley was reported to have called Governor
Christie of New Jersey a "fat fuck", causing the inevitable hurt feelings.
He has responded by saying that he had actually called Christie a "fat

This was in connection with the devastation caused in New Jersey by the
hurricane a few years ago.  His statement was reported to have been  “Who
does that fat fuck think he is? He has nothing but press conferences while
we are out here doing the work.”


George A. Thompson
The Guy Who Still Looks Stuff Up in Books.
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
Univ. Pr., 1998.

But when aroused at the Trump of Doom / Ye shall start, bold kings, from
your lowly tomb. . . .
L. H. Sigourney, "Burial of Mazeen", Poems.  Boston, 1827, p. 112

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