OMT One Man's Trash...from Norman Leahy

Wednesday, October 04, 2006 :::

Press Conference Pointers

Via Potomac Flacks, a lesson on backdrops for press conferences. In this case, Rep. Tom Reynolds has a press event where disgraced Rep. Mark Foley is a hot topic. Notice the children in the background. The many, small children.

::: posted by Norman Leahy at 10/04/2006 1 comments


"You know what the fellow said: In Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they also produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love -- they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock." -- Orson Welles, The Third Man

"The graveyards are full of indespensable men" -- Charles de Gaulle

"Oh, so Mother Nature needs a favor? Well maybe she should have thought of that when she was besetting us with droughts and floods and poison monkeys. Nature started the fight for survival and now she wants to quit because she's losing. Well I say, hard cheese!" -- Montgomery Burns

"Don't pretend that you know me...cause I don't even know myself" -- The Who

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