“Sometimes when he’s not using his monitors and reading what he says, he doesn’t think. And this is one of those times he didn’t think, and he should straighten out the record because he’s been here, he knows Las Vegas is a great place.”
That from Oscar Goodman, the Mayor of Las Vegas who did not take kindly to the President’s words regarding Las Vegas that he made at a town hall event in New Hampshire.
Well, at least we share one thing in common with the President and that’s a healthy obsession with Vegas as this is not the first time he has scolded America on visiting Sin City.
Up for some more smack from Oscar? We thought so.
This reminds us of interviews with an agitated Tommy Lasorda when he was skipper of the L.A. Dodgers where the reporters would simply turn on their tape recorders and let Tommy rip for 5-10 minutes straight while turning the air blue and shaming sailors the world over.
"And I guaran-(bleeping)-tee you this. If I was pitching and I knew I was facing a (bleep)-sucker like Bevaqua in the lineup, I'd send a (bleeping) limo to his place to make sure that (bleep)-sucker made it to the game on time."