[Ads-l] WOTY? The p-word

Robin Hamilton robin.hamilton3 at VIRGINMEDIA.COM
Sat Oct 8 17:29:30 EDT 2016

Yup.  Not as if he failed to wear an American Flag pin on his lapel.

The Guardian here (as well as cheerfully printing "pussy" and "fuck"
unasterisked) published a full transcript of his (two?) apologies -- truly

I found the apologies more unnerving than the original (linguistically) banal
material -- he *knew* he was saying that, and that people would be watching?
 Huh ....

Still, for what it's worth, it's given a few more upper-echelon Elephants an
excuse to desert the drowning rat.

I'm reminded of Robert Henryson's fable of "The Puddock and the Mouse".


>     On 08 October 2016 at 22:00 Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
> wrote:
>     >Dream on.
>     A woman who hosts a Republican radio talk show on explained to CNN that if
>     the video had been made in the past few weeks, it would be troubling. But
>     it was eleven years ago, and Mr. T---p has changed.
>     A middle-aged woman who supports T---p told CNN what she thinks of the
>     video. A slight paraphrase of her answer:
>     "Donald Trump is an American man! That's how men talk! Why are you holding
>     him to a higher standard?"
>     JL

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