Bill Spornitz on Wed, 27 Nov 2002 08:27:56 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime> morons in the media; a brief transcription


2 Letters to the Editor that appeared in The Victoria Times Colonist,
Monday, Nov. 25, 2002:

1. Francoise Ducros, Prime Minister Jean Chretien's director of
communications certainly should apologize immediately -- to all morons.
Morons are a quiet, generous and peaceful breed -- many of my best
friends and relatives are morons -- and to call U.S. President George W.
Bush a moron is an insult to morons everywhere.

James L. Tucker
Sidney, BC

2. The communications officer in the Prime Minister's Office who called
President George W. Bush a "moron" had better stay away from the United
States.  The penalty for revealing state secrets is 25 years with no

Ian Cameron,
Brentwood Bay, BC

>  The best part of the whole Moron thing (I'm sure she really said
>  Mormon) is that every hour, on the hour, a cbc reporter says the
>  phrase *President George Bush is a moron...*, quoting the
>  communications director, who's gifts in direct communication are to
>  be celebrated.
>  b
>  ps - Bombers in '03!

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