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

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Oct 8 15:52:12 EDT 2016

Locker-room banter.

Who could be offended?


On Sat, Oct 8, 2016 at 12:34 PM, George Thompson <george.thompson at nyu.edu>

> 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
> motherfucker".
> 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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