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Molly Ivins can"t say that, can she?

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Texas -- Politics and government -- 1951- -- Humor.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMolly Ivins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF391.2 .I95 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 284 p. ;
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1743013M
      ISBN 100679741836
      LC Control Number92050107
      OCLC/WorldCa25747649


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“Molly is hard to figure out,” says Eden Lipson, a New York Times Book Review editor who counts Ivins among her best friends. “She will tell all sorts of stories making Texans out as the. Molly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She. (Book): Ivins, Molly: A collection of writings by a Texan political columnist.

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30, –Jan. 31, ) was a political commentator with a sharp wit—a take-no-prisoners critic of what she considered silly, outrageous, or unfair. Ivins was based in Texas, and both loved and made fun of her state and its culture and politicians.

She's back. Molly Ivins, our most perceptive, outrageously funny political commentator, has given us an uproarious new book. In Nothin' But Good Times Ahead, Ivins proved that no one has a steadier gaze or a quicker trigger finger, as she hits the bull's-eye in such targets as George Bush, Bill Clinton, Camille Paglia, the Clarence Thomas hearings, and Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Molly Ivins's two greatest honors, so she said, are that the Minneapolis police force named its mascot pig after her and that she was once banned from Texas A&M's college folks know her, however, as the nationally syndicated editorial columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Molly Ivins became a nationally syndicated columnist and author who.

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It has the subtitle Politics in the Clinton Years. Trouble is, in the week since first arranging to talk with newspaper columnist Molly Ivins about You Got to Dance with Them What Brung You, politics and Clinton both have done a wildand neither Ivins nor anybody else knows if the truck stops here or keeps onfunny, sharp-penned, and.

Molly Ivins said those things she wasn’t allowed to say, and we are here in part because what her humor so often conveyed was livid rage at injustice, and that was goddamn heroic. Molly Ivins: Let’s talk about Annie.

I’ve been writing about her and thinking about her, and what I remember is that the ’90 campaign was so crazy. Oh, yes, much happier. She was free to. Molly Ivins' new book (with co-author Lou Dubose) is Bushwhacked: Life in George W. Bush's America.

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Her column is syndicated in more than three hundred newspapers, and her freelance work has appeared in Esquire, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, The Nation, and Harper's, and other publications. Her first book, Molly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She?, spent more than a year on the New York Times bestseller list.4/5().

In life and on the printed page, Molly Ivins was too cool to offer a posthumous valedictory (or even to take a victory lap for her many triumphs over inane, vainglorious, and addlepated politicos). But in Bill of Wrongs, her final and perhaps greatest book, the irrepressible Molly Ivins really does have the last word.

From the Hardcover edition. That is what Molly Ivins does, who she is and why we’re here to say a not-so-simple thank you.

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Molly Ivins is a nationally syndicated political columnist who remains cheerful despite Texas politics. She emphasizes the more hilarious aspects of both state and national government, and Author: Molly Ivins.

The Fun’s in the Fight Even when you can’t kick the bad guys where it hurts, you can still have a real gas trying. Molly Ivins Bio. Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter (I’m takin Author: Molly Ivins.

Molly Ivins, in her essay, “Get a Knife, Get a Dog, But Get Rid of Guns”, explains her view on gun control laws and states that they should be banned, or at least restricted.

In order to persuade her audience, she uses a number of techniques such as sarcastic humor and general and political examples to prove that guns are lethal and must be. Be outrageous, ridicule the fraidy-cats, rejoice in all the oddities that freedom can produce.

And when you get through kickin' ass and celebratin' the sheer joy of a good fight, be sure to tell those who come after how much fun it was. As quoted by John Nichols, The Nation, Remembering Molly Ivins, Janu Retrieved February 1,