If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re mis-informed.
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Only kings, presidents, editors, and people with tapeworms have the right to use the editorial “we.”
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Contrary to what a lot of people think, I don’t enjoy doing press. I’ve been asked the same questions a million times now, and I don’t particularly like talking about my personal life.
You know, it really doesn’t matter what the media write as long as you’ve got a young, and beautiful, piece of ass.
The media is really, the word, I think one of the greatest of all terms I’ve come up with is fake. I guess other people have used it perhaps over the years, but I’ve never noticed it.
The point is that if you are a little different, or a little outrageous, or if you do things that are bold or controversial, the press is going to write about you.
I think the 24-hour news cycle has helped exaggerate the differences between the parties. You can always find someone on TV somewhere carping about something. That didn’t happen 20 years ago.
[The New York Times] don’t write good. They have people over there, like Maggie Haberman and others, they don’t – they don’t write good. They don’t know how to write good.
What I try to keep in mind is that there are going to be a lot of articles that are going to be misrepresentative of what I’m about as a person and as a writer.
The most important service rendered by the press and the magazines is that of educating people to approach printed matter with distrust.
If you are a little different, or a little outrageous, or if you do things that are bold or controversial, the press is going to write about you.
My people keep telling me I shouldn’t write letters like this to critics. The way I see it, critics get to say what they want to about my work, so why shouldn’t I be able to say what I want to about theirs?