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Today's public figures

Discussion in 'Other Discussions' started by Crabtownboy, Nov 28, 2015.

  1. Crabtownboy

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    “Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either. ” .

    Gore Vidal
     
  2. Salty

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    That cant - too much fact checking to do .....
     
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    Boy, who writes yours?
     
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    Well, that really depends on which world leaders you are talking about. Also, political administrations are a group effort writing your own speech is very time-consuming especially for a leader who has to make fast decisions everyday. You know what, I just find this quote very ignorant when separated from it's context. Gore Vidal is a great writer.
     
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    Great quote! So true!
     
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