Sometimes the gods of Washington gossip-mongering smile, DeLay-like, upon us all. Will a more lapidary sentence be penned all day? I think it won’t. The Reliable Source, ladies and gentlemen:
The book — tentatively titled “Bring It On!” — is McAuliffe’s exuberant, in-your-face take on 25 years with the Democrats, starting with Jimmy Carter’s failed presidential reelection campaign and ending as DNC chairman, a position he held from 2001 until February.
Exuberant in that piss-against-the-wind, rage-rage-against-the-dying-of-the-light, in-your-face sort of way. However, second prize goes to the line immediately following the above:
The deal was based on a three-page proposal that launched a bidding war among five publishers for “great, funny, inside stories that no one else has heard,” McAuliffe said yesterday in his trademark low-key manner.Related video
“Take my wife… please!” Terry then deadpanned, not seriously intending for anyone to abscond with Mrs. McAuliffe, which, as he indicated, would be unlawful.
Terry McAuliffe, Fundraising Client [The Reliable Source]Related