Sir, If I May Say, You Bomb Cambodians Like No Other. And I Find You Very Attractive.

Naked Without My Peace Prize: Henry Kissinger’s body politic, 1974 Playgirl parody
Everybody loves Henry!
Well, at lease they used to, according to In Calls to Kissinger, Reporters Show That Even They Fell Under Super-K’s Spell, by Scott Shane, The New York Times, Oct. 22, 2004:
“The only reason for this call was to tell you that despite all appearances to the contrary in this city you still have some friends.”—CBS correspondent Marvin Kalb.
“It has been an extraordinary three years for me, and I have enjoyed it immensely. You are an intriguing man, and if I had a teacher like you earlier I might not have been so cynical”—Ted Koppel.
“I couldn’t agree with you more, my friend… I will make a call and see what I can do”— James Reston, New York Times columnist.
Related: Long out of print, but partially online: Kissinger: The Adventures of Super-Kraut by Charles Ashman.

One reply on “Sir, If I May Say, You Bomb Cambodians Like No Other. And I Find You Very Attractive.”

“It’s hard to recognize the Devil when he’s standing by youor shoulder.” — Albert Speer
It seems success in the media is like success in Hollywood– climbing a mountain of dung to pluck a rose, and then discovering you’ve lost all sense of smell. Network news and its star system have been a joke for lo these many years. Am I the only one who remembers that Kissinger helped murder the elected president of Chile on another September 11th? Apparently Someone remembered… Indict Kissinger Now.

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