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Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Law and Order With a Side of Fries

The firestorm of recent revelations about cabinet appointees and their cavalier approach to little things like paying their taxes leads me to suspect that it's not a limited phenomenon. Lord only knows how many of our "leaders" have interesting closets. I'm reminded of the practical joker who sent the same anonymous note to ten of his town's leading citizens. "Everything has been found out," he wrote. "You still have time to move out." Nine of the ten left town.


Anonymous Jean said...

Yes... nothing quite like those four little words "I know your secret" to strike fear in the hearts of (pretty much) everyone.

2:52 PM  
Blogger John M Crowther said...

Jean, along this line, many years ago I left a job with a documentary film company in NY to take a job in Europe. My employer told me he'd figured out I was going to work for the CIA. I denied it vociferously but he wouldn't be dissuaded. "You broke your cover," he said. I finally asked him how, but he refused to tell me.

4:45 PM  
Anonymous Lee said...

Zeesh, I know a real live CIA agent? I am impressed but mainly by the terrifically funny cartoon today. Love it.

8:55 PM  
Anonymous Jean said...

John that's s-o funny. I reckon the not-knowing-how -he-knew-what-he-thought-he-knew-and-wasn't-telling would drive me crazy!

12:42 AM  

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