[FoRK] Things that make you go... huh?

Owen Byrne owen at permafrost.net
Sun Jan 25 20:57:23 PST 2004

Geege wrote:

>great ashcroft piece in this month's vanity fair.
>ha - sorry for proximity placement of "ashcroft" and "piece."
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Not to defend Ashcroft - except that I guess I am - this is how urban 
legends start

Posted on the blog later in the day:

Joe: I made up the second paragraph to be funny. The first quote came 
from an article in the Boston Globe today that they picked up from the 
AP. Yes, Ashcroft spoke in Davos.

Kevin: I think Stewart is being over-prosecuted not because she's a big 
donor to the Democrats - is she? I hadn't heard that - but because she's 
unpopular because she's a successful, aggressive woman and to distract 
us from the systemic issues of corruption.

Serious enough for you?

Posted by: David Weinberger 
on January 23, 2004 01:13 PM

>	http://www.hyperorg.com/blogger/mtarchive/002372.html
>Ashcroft, addressing the World Economic Forum yesterday:
>"Follow our moral lead," Ashcroft said. "Surely in your own country you 
>have a highly visible woman who is resented for her success. I urge you 
>to go after her with the full power of the law. And God bless America."

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