Enid Waldholtz: THE ANSWER LADY

AS ONE-WOMAN SHOWS GO, UTAH CONGRESSWOMAN Enid Waldholtz's five-hour press conference last week will be hard to top. She borrowed heavily from past performers--Richard Nixon (my mother was "a saint"), Mayor Marion Barry (the "bitch set me up") and Senator Bob Packwood ("I was a binge drinker")--and fashioned her own revue. Her wealthy father, "the finest man I know," inconveniently remembers the $2 million that went to her 1994 campaign as a loan (there is a $1,000 limit), but that's because his memory is not so good. Anyone would have been fooled by Joe Waldholtz, her "teddy bear" husband who took...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!