"I was there!"
August 10, 2000 3:05 PM   Subscribe

"I was there!" If you read the comments about Bob Doran's death threats against Clinton in this thread, you may get a kick out the photo of him "marching with Martin Luther King Jr." that's on Doran's site.
posted by gluechunk (7 comments total)
Oops. In that post I was going to make some witty comment about the reported death threat that the KKK made again Doran (as mentioned at that page) - but I got sidetracked by the photo.
posted by gluechunk at 3:18 PM on August 10, 2000


Geeeez... I met him two-and-a-half decades ago when he was newly elected to the Congress and I was Producer/Assistant to an L.A. radio talk show host who didn't agree with a word he said but invited him on the air frequently for his entertainment value. He even enjoyed being called "B-1 Bob".
Now Dornan's got his own syndicated talk show and it's still a mistake to take him seriously; the woman who beat him out of his congressional seat is the same one who's tweaking Gore's "family values" side by organizing the Playboy Mansion Democratic fundraiser; and the Talk Show host I admire the most took the last train for the coast, and now you know the rest of the story.
posted by wendell at 4:54 PM on August 10, 2000

Didn't Bob Dornan help produce or appear in some kind of soft core film back in the day? I can't find anything about it offhand but I could swear I read about it.
posted by wiremommy at 5:50 PM on August 10, 2000

For the record, it is now illegal to threaten my life as well. I don't make the rules.
posted by thirteen at 6:20 PM on August 10, 2000

And yes, it IS legal to treaten the life of B-1 Bob Dornan, as long as you do it on a radio station his syndicated show is airing on. (FCC rule #3714-B-NX-1377-C15-b)
posted by wendell at 8:27 PM on August 10, 2000

That's not B-1 Bob in that photo, it's Tom Clancy.
posted by aaron at 8:55 PM on August 10, 2000

wm, I bet you're thinking of the soft-core film production that Phil Gramm was an investor in.
posted by dhartung at 8:01 AM on August 11, 2000

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