Impeachment Day
August 17, 2007 5:52 AM   Subscribe

Clinton White House Spokesman Joe Lockhart does stand-up. Text, or if you prefer there is some audio at the 51min mark from This American Life.
posted by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 (7 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Heh. I always thought this guy was too normal, too guy-next-door to be working in any corridor of power.

He's probably the ONLY one in politics who actually looks like he'd be fun to have a beer with.
posted by John of Michigan at 6:08 AM on August 17, 2007

This is a gas. I mean, funny.
posted by From Bklyn at 6:17 AM on August 17, 2007

That was great. Thanks, East Manitoba Regional Junior...ah fuck it. Thanks, you.
posted by Terminal Verbosity at 6:34 AM on August 17, 2007

A good read—thanks!
posted by languagehat at 7:04 AM on August 17, 2007

I crashed his going-away party at The Guards in Georgetown in 2000. Danced with his interns and some hottie White House correspondent. I thought he was a pretty cool guy.
posted by smoothvirus at 7:18 AM on August 17, 2007

"How do you feel about being the first White House press secretary to ever miss Air Force One on a foreign trip?" And a strange phrase stuck in my head and I couldn’t lose it. A few weeks earlier, the President had been at a prayer breakfast, talking about his affair with Monica Lewinsky. And he said, "I’m really sorry for what I did. And I’m working very hard to make up for it, particularly to those I’ve hurt the most." So when I got the question of "How do you feel?" I said, "I’m really sorry for what I’ve done wrong. And I’m working hard to fix it, particularly for those who I’ve hurt the most." Mocking the President of the United States when you make a mistake isn’t always the best idea, but it was the first thing that came to my head and I said it.

He's not even using original material. Let's give credit where it's due: The real joker in the Clinton administration - and there were a lot of them - was Clinton himself.
posted by three blind mice at 7:21 AM on August 17, 2007

Joe Lockhart was most recently seen acting as a shill for the telcos in the net neutrality debate.
posted by Poolio at 7:27 AM on August 17, 2007

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