Rich Galen

  • The current loser in all this is Sen. Hillary Clinton whose opponent for Senator in New York, John Spencer said she must have had plastic surgery done because she used to be ugly.
  • According to Ben Smith's reporting in the NY Daily News, Spencer said of Clinton: "You ever see a picture of her back then? Whew, I don't know why Bill married her."
  • When you are Hillary Clinton and you are coasting to a Senate re-election victory, and you are mounting a campaign for President, you expect to be responding to questions about Nukes and Iraq (or Newt and Barak) not whether or not you've had "work done."
  • On ABC's World News Tonight, I said, "Democrats are looking for an alternative to Mrs. Clinton, mostly because they're not sure that she can get them across the finish line in a general election."
  • The press corps, apparently, doesn't think so, either.
  • New Topic: This is the kind of thing which I find amusing: On the Google news accumulator page, this sports report:
  • Giants beat Cowboys, go top of East -

  • On the Secret Decoder Ring page today: Links to all of the articles listed above, AND a link to the video of the Quayle-Bentsen exchange; a Mullfoto which I might have used before, but I can't remember, and a Catchy Caption of the Day which will let you decide about Hillary's plastic surgery history.

  • Rich Galen

    Rich Galen has been a press secretary to Dan Quayle and Newt Gingrich. Rich Galen currently works as a journalist and writes at