Clinton and the gutbucket

An interview (sort of) with Bill

Ah Bill. Beamed around the world, beaming, this week. What a hero.

So, on that note, a final word this grey Friday evening from Zachary Kanin at the New Yorker's Cartoon Lounge, a place of constant lunatic cheer.

This (sort of) interview with Monsieur Clinton contains the immortal line:

You can put a turtle in a box full of sandpaper but it won't sound as sweet as yer pappy's gutbucket.

For that alone, it must be read.




Sophie Elmhirst is features editor of the New Statesman

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