It’s a Metaphor, You Idiots

by | Dec 22, 2019

Clint Eastwood is not saying that Atlanta Journal reporter Kathy Scruggs traded sex for new stories.

He’s saying that she was a whore.

This is entirely accurate. And she was not alone.

Kathy Scruggs was and will always be a disgrace to journalism and humanity. Just like all the people who are rushing to defend her now.

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I mean, don’t get me wrong, she’s got nothing on David Sanger or Michael Gordon. But it is what it is.

About Scott Horton

Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He's the author of the 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan , editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Arms. He’s conducted more than 5,700 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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