The Best of Notable Quotables; December 19, 1994

Vol. Seven; No. 26

You’re No Anita Hill Award (for Hypocrisy in Sexual Harassment Reporting)

“Yes, the case is being fomented by right-wing nuts, and yes, she is not a very credible witness, and it’s really not a law case at all...some sleazy woman with big hair coming out of the trailer parks...I think she’s a dubious witness, I really do.”

Newsweek Washington Bureau Chief Evan Thomas, May 7 Inside Washington.


“We’ve got an awful lot to talk about this week, including the sexual harassment suit against the President. Of course, in that one, it’s a little tough to figure out who’s really being harassed.”

Today co-host Bryant Gumbel, May 10.

“But [attorney Bob] Bennett says he has ‘people coming out of the woodwork’ to discredit Jones and her story. He need look no further than Jones’ brother-in-law, Mark Brown...’She went with one man and when she got there, she spotted another one. She goes right up to him, puts her leg between the legs of the other man and rubs herself up and down on him...Promiscuity? Good gosh. Her mother is fixing to get the shock of her life when Paula’s life comes out...She went out and had herself a good time. I’ve seen her at the Red Lobster pinch men on the ass.’”

Newsweek Washington reporter Mark Hosenball, May 16 story.