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Ashcroft Free Zone

2002-03-20 17:09:09+00 by Dan Lyke 5 comments

Nathan's cat Bandit is helping us to keep this an Ashcroft-Free zone. In a note that Tom turned me on to, according to Andrew Tobias:

[Fierce Cat] Shortly after becoming Attorney General, John Ashcroft was headed abroad. An advance team showed up at the American embassy in the Hague to check out the digs, saw cats in residence, and got nervous. They were worried there might be a calico cat. No, they were told, no calicos. Visible relief. Their boss, they explained, believes calico cats are signs of the devil. (The advance team also spied a statue of a naked woman in the courtyard and discussed the possibility of its being covered for the visit, though that request was not ultimately made.)

comments in ascending chronological order (reverse):

#Comment made: 2002-03-20 17:45:51+00 by: Pete

What the hell is going on at 7:30 and 10 o'clock? The detailless beige patches?

#Comment made: 2002-03-20 17:46:27+00 by: Pete [edit history]

#Comment made: 2002-03-20 17:57:04+00 by: Dan Lyke

Looks like slobber on the lens or something. I'll ask Nathan.

#Comment made: 2002-03-21 14:30:22+00 by: debrahyde

Gee, I'm gonna have to join the Ashcroft-free brigade and find that picture involving my old cat Pring and my husband's underwear...

#Comment made: 2002-03-21 17:12:03+00 by: Dan Lyke

Uh oh, Debra, I'm torn between "too much information already" and slowing down to take a look at the traffic accident...