Saturday, 17 June 2017

It depends upon what the meaning of the word 'is' is. Bill Clinton

Tricky Son: Father, is it OK to Smoke while Praying? 

Priest: No, my son, it is definitely NOT OK to smoke while praying!

Tricky Son: Thank you, Father.   Er, .... Father, is it OK to pray while smoking?

Priest: Of course it is, my son.  You may pray under any circumstances.  

Beware of tricky verbal acrobatics often used by those in power.

"I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky.” Bill Clinton

I did have an "improper physical relationship" with Monica Lewinksky. Bill Clinton

"It depends upon what the meaning of the word 'is' is.” Bill Clinton

Clinton claimed his statement "there's nothing going on between us" was truthful as he had no ongoing relationship at the time he was questioned.

Members of the Press do not trust the answer to a single question on many topics; they ask their question in several ways to several people to get to ‘the meaning of ‘is’ is …..’

To be continued :