Just Say No

What I want to say to the press is "Don't ask." And what I want to say to George W. is "Don't tell." I don't have any confidence that the press will take my advice. Like drunks, they vow every four years to stop covering scandal. They go up to Harvard to dry out, and then they come back craving more. But I think the Governor just might listen to me, not only because my wife Mary is a friend of his and a supporter but because I've seen my share of scandals.

So why should he keep quiet? Because once...

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