[lit-ideas] Re: Scrushy and the King of Arkansas

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> From: david ritchie <ritchierd@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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> Date: 12/1/2005 1:36:30 PM
> Subject: [lit-ideas] Re: Scrushy and the King of Arkansas
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> President W. J. Clinton is currently reading his autobiography  to me  
> as I drive around.  In the intimacy of the white SAAB, I feel  
> sometimes I might call him "Bill."  He has high praise for the porter  
> at the Oxford college he attended, a fellow of the sort I never meet  
> hereabouts, a man prone to reminding all around him, like a Greek  
> chorus, of the dangers of hubris.  Returning to the college after he  
> was first elected governor, and feeling proud of his achievements,  
> Clinton was greeted by the fellow, "Ah Clinton," the man said, "I  
> hear you've just been made king of some place with three men and a dog."
>

I like to think this loses something in the retelling.  Three men and a
dog.  One is tempted to think Rove, Cheney and Rumsfeld with a dog named
Iraq and Bush being crowned, or beaned, as the case may be.  Dash it all. 
We'll just have to wait for Bush's memoir to find out.

Andy Amago


> David Ritchie
> Portland, Oregon
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