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Jerry Brown apologizes for Lewinsky jokes
Yahoo Upshot ^ | 9/14/10 | Rachel Rose Hartman

Posted on 09/14/2010 12:55:25 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

Jerry Brown answers a reporter's question.Jerry Brown is running for the 2010 California governorship, but he's spent much of the last week reliving the politics of the 1990s. And Brown's unfortunate lurch into the past culminated Monday with an apology to former President Bill Clinton for taking shots at Clinton's conduct during the Monica Lewinsky scandal.

"Bill Clinton was an excellent president," Brown, the state attorney general, said Monday at a news conference. "It was wrong for me to joke about an incident from many years ago, and I'm sorry."

Brown's 1990s mystery tour began early last week when his GOP opponent Meg Whitman aired an ad reviewing Brown's harsh attacks on Clinton when both men were vying for the 1992 Democratic presidential nomination. In an effort to wave off that attack, Brown floated a couple of Lewinsky asides in a campaign speech Sunday. Addressing an audience of supporters, Brown said: "I mean, Clinton's a nice guy, but whoever said he always told the truth?" Brown then mocked Clinton: "I did not have taxes with this state," Brown said, clearly referencing Clinton's now-infamous denial of the Lewinsky affair, "I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky."

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: apologizes; billclinton; california; jerrybrown; jokes; lewinsky; megwhitman; moonbeam

1 posted on 09/14/2010 12:55:31 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

Jerry Brown’s a regular riot, isn’t he?

Putz.


2 posted on 09/14/2010 12:56:37 PM PDT by RexBeach
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To: NormsRevenge

Jerry Brown is the toe fungus of California politics, a persistent nuisance.


3 posted on 09/14/2010 12:58:46 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: NormsRevenge

>>”It was wrong for me to joke about an incident from many years ago, and I’m sorry.” <<

MANY years ago? Really?

Wasn’t that long ago - unless you also think 9-11 was also an incident MANY years ago too, so we should all just fuggedaboudit.

What is the definition of MANY to a moonbat?


4 posted on 09/14/2010 12:59:38 PM PDT by LadyBuck (In the immortal words of Jean Paul Sartre, 'Au revoir, gopher')
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To: RexBeach

a real bang-up job in Oakland,, po’ ron dellums.. lolol


5 posted on 09/14/2010 1:00:14 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

THE NEW, FRESH FACES OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY!! FOR 2010!!

NEW, NEW, NEW! NOT CAREER POLITICIANS!

NEW, NEW, NEW! NOT THE SAME OLD LIBERAL DEMOCRAT IDEAS!

And who are we running, we new Democrats for 2010?

JERRY BROWN and BARBARA BOXER!

NEW!


6 posted on 09/14/2010 1:01:16 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: LadyBuck

this is the only thing getting him any airtime.. and Meg is giving it to him.. oh is she ever.. lolol


7 posted on 09/14/2010 1:01:30 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Good God!.....Brown ran for president?


8 posted on 09/14/2010 1:02:25 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: NormsRevenge

The pwned comic...

9 posted on 09/14/2010 1:03:18 PM PDT by mrsmith
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

That was when Teddy K held great sway as they say.. or thereabouts.

He is technically a semi-fossil.


10 posted on 09/14/2010 1:03:27 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: mrsmith

“Celebrity birthdays, today Monica Lewinsky is 38. It seemed like just yesterday she was crawling around on the floor in the Oval Office.”


11 posted on 09/14/2010 1:05:50 PM PDT by yesca ("..the 2nd most plentiful liquid(oil))
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To: NormsRevenge

The positive aspect of the incident is to refresh the public’s memory - no matter how much Beelzebubba tries to pretend his is an elder statesman, he is just an impeached rapist liar who traded secrets to the chicoms for campaign contributions!.


12 posted on 09/14/2010 1:07:03 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: NormsRevenge
The question is....Can Jerry find his shoes in the morning?....
13 posted on 09/14/2010 1:07:14 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: NormsRevenge

Jerry Brown admits he blew it by telling Lewinski jokes?


14 posted on 09/14/2010 1:08:04 PM PDT by MortMan (Obama's response to the Gulf oil spill: a four-putt.)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

His tombstone should be a urinal-shaped thing.. it will likely have many visitors and finally allow a Clinton to serve the public instead of the other way around.


15 posted on 09/14/2010 1:09:16 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: yesca

Crawling was NOT was she was doing on that floor!!!


16 posted on 09/14/2010 1:09:46 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Papa of two new Army Brats! Congrats to my Soldier son and his wife.)
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To: SoldierDad

“You know who was at the Vanity Fair (Academy Awards) party? Monica Lewinsky. She was sitting right next to me. I was at table 14; she was under table 12.” —Jay Leno


17 posted on 09/14/2010 1:11:17 PM PDT by yesca ("..the 2nd most plentiful liquid(oil))
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To: yesca

18 posted on 09/14/2010 1:13:27 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: NormsRevenge

where is Monica Lewinsky anyway?

maybe she should be doing campaign appearances for all the congressional Democrats whose seats are endangered


19 posted on 09/14/2010 1:13:46 PM PDT by Enchante ("The great enemy of clear language is insincerity." -- George Orwell --)
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To: NormsRevenge

Hey, Jerry. How about this for a solution: You go to court to change the spelling of your first name by one letter. Change the second “r” to a “k”! It will allow you to become a standup comic after the voters had you your @$$ in a basket on November 2.


20 posted on 09/14/2010 1:15:48 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Obama makes me miss Jimmah Cahtah!)
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To: yesca

ROR!


21 posted on 09/14/2010 1:16:00 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Papa of two new Army Brats! Congrats to my Soldier son and his wife.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Good God!.....Brown ran for president?

Worse than that he won the Colorado Democratic Primary in 1992.

Regards,

TS

22 posted on 09/14/2010 1:17:26 PM PDT by The Shrew (www.wintersoldier.com; www.tstrs.com; The Truth Shall Set You Free!)
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To: The Shrew

What the hell? Was everyone in Colorado on a Rockie Mountain high?.....


23 posted on 09/14/2010 1:21:34 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: yesca

Are there any recent photos of Lewinsky? She weighed at least 225 pounds and was putting things in her mouth in the last photo I saw.


24 posted on 09/14/2010 1:22:53 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: The Shrew

Thanks, I had forgotten about his retries after Governor Moonbeam.....


25 posted on 09/14/2010 1:23:21 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
What the hell? Was everyone in Colorado on a Rockie Mountain high?.....

A lot of Coloradan's sure didn't like Slick Willie.

Regards,

TS

26 posted on 09/14/2010 1:24:04 PM PDT by The Shrew (www.wintersoldier.com; www.tstrs.com; The Truth Shall Set You Free!)
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To: forgotten man

Guilty!


27 posted on 09/14/2010 1:24:04 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: The Shrew

What a choice!


28 posted on 09/14/2010 1:24:43 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: NormsRevenge
And Caaaalllleeeeefornyaaaaa thought Ahhhhnold couldn't tell a joke to save his life.

Governor Moonbeam IS a joke.
29 posted on 09/14/2010 1:26:12 PM PDT by OCCASparky (Obama--Playing a West Wing fantasy in a '24' world.)
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To: forgotten man
You asked for it!... Beep! Beep! Beep!......
30 posted on 09/14/2010 1:26:53 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Good God!.....Brown ran for president?

Even worse, he was actually holding his own for a good chunk of the '92 primaries.
31 posted on 09/14/2010 1:27:07 PM PDT by OCCASparky (Obama--Playing a West Wing fantasy in a '24' world.)
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To: forgotten man

32 posted on 09/14/2010 1:29:45 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: MortMan

“Jerry Brown admits he blew it by telling Lewinski jokes?”

Bwahahahahaha, snort, snort, snicker, snicker.


33 posted on 09/14/2010 1:42:54 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: NormsRevenge
Q: How does Bill keep Monica Lewinsky away from the White House?

A: He keeps offering to send Ted Kennedy over to give her a ride.

34 posted on 09/14/2010 1:48:46 PM PDT by Nonstatist
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To: NormsRevenge

Slick Willie’s agenda was stymied by the 1994 vote. Period.


35 posted on 09/14/2010 1:48:54 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: NormsRevenge

Jerry Brown’s apology:

“I guess that I, and Monica, should have kept our mouths shut.”


36 posted on 09/14/2010 1:55:16 PM PDT by earlJam
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Wow, what a heifer! When was that taken?


37 posted on 09/14/2010 2:12:24 PM PDT by DrC
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To: DrC

her life must be living hell.


38 posted on 09/14/2010 2:53:52 PM PDT by rahbert
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To: NormsRevenge


OHhhh WOe is me...
why's everybody always pickin on ME???

39 posted on 09/14/2010 3:28:41 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: NormsRevenge

Keep your day job, Moonbeam. Until January, that is.


40 posted on 09/14/2010 3:34:09 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Now this is funny! Sometimes, even DemocRATS let the truth slip out.


41 posted on 09/14/2010 4:02:46 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Obama's more worried about Israelis building houses than he is about Islamists building atomic bombs)
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To: DrC
"When was that taken?"

At least as far back as 2004. When I went looking, I found it posted on a blog that had comments about it from that year.

42 posted on 09/14/2010 5:30:32 PM PDT by Mila
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To: Chode
Huffin' Krylon with his buddies.

some text

43 posted on 09/14/2010 5:36:47 PM PDT by ecomcon
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To: AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; blueyon; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; ...
"Bill Clinton was an excellent president," Brown, the state attorney general, said Monday at a news conference. "It was wrong for me to joke about an incident from many years ago, and I'm sorry." Brown's 1990s mystery tour began early last week when his GOP opponent Meg Whitman aired an ad reviewing Brown's harsh attacks on Clinton when both men were vying for the 1992 Democratic presidential nomination.
Clinton was excellent by contrast with Carter and Obama. And that's all. Thanks NormsRevenge.


44 posted on 09/14/2010 7:51:51 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Democratic Underground... matters are worse, as their latest fund drive has come up short...)
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To: ecomcon
looks like...
45 posted on 09/14/2010 8:10:16 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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