Tuesday, August 19, 2003

Chris Matthews Flashback

Almost feel like I'm entering a parallel universe reading this whole article, from 1982.

The administrative assistant to House Speaker Tip O'Neill, Chris Matthews, has told staff members not to bother with Times reporters. "The Rev. Moon can buy a newspaper, but I can't buy the idea he's a newspaperman," says Matthews. "We work hard enough responding to legitimate press inquiries.

James Whelan, editor at the launch, left the paper feeling guilty for the "blood on his hands" he had for giving Moon's operation legitimacy.
(thanks to reader mw)

Speaking of the Moonie Times, I haven't checked up on my old friend Robert Stacy McCain lately....hmm...