CLINTON. I thought they'd look into it. But, you
know, I just
think a crazy person like Larry Nichols is not enough to get a
story on the television with names in it.
FLOWERS. Right. Well, he better not get on there
CLINTON. Well, that's what I mean. You know, if all
who are named....deny it...That's all, I mean, I expect them to
come look into it and interview you and everything, uh, but I
just think that if everybody's on record denying it you've got no
FLOWERS. Well, I don't think...I don't think it...I
don't....Well, why would they waste their money and time coming
down here unless someone showed 'em some interest? See, they
weren't here tonight and they're not going to be there.
CLINTON. No, no. See, that's it. I mean, they're
gonna run this
Larry Nichols thing down, they're gonna try to goad people up,
you know, but if everybody kinda hangs tough, they're just not
going to do anything. They can't.
Sitting atop the list
of Clinton legacies is the Clinton Doctrine.
"If you deny it, how
are they going to prove it?"
That sort of morphed into "If you
lie, and keep lying — and even go on the attack, people who want
to like you will stick with you," Today, there is no Truth
Meter. No single arbiter to pronounce judgment. I don't
know that there ever was that person, or thing, but I do know
none seemed to be required. That's what kilt us. That we require a Truth-O-Meter.
But wait. Would it matter? Oh crap. No it
wouldn't. Truth from God's lips would be an inconvenient truth
for half of us, and rejected.
Today, in 2011, we are without a common language, without
a common religion, without a common moral code, and, hell,
without even a common historical accounting of what happened in the
Is there hope? There's always hope. As long as there's a palpable
heart beat, and there is. I think. It's a dicey thing
day-to-day. It's Liberalism what kilt us.