Gender, Race, and Publishing on the Left

Justin Schwartz jschwart at
Mon Jun 15 19:45:42 PDT 1998

It's like the lawyer joke. Guy walks into a bar, says, Lawyers are assholes. A guy at the bar replies, I object to that? The first guy says, Why, you a lawyer? No, the second guy says, I'm an asshole. --jks

On Mon, 15 Jun 1998 MScoleman at wrote:

> In a message dated 98-06-15 14:31:23 EDT, wojtek writes:
> <<
> I object to that interpretation. The intent was to make a disparaging
> remark about media pundits, NOT prostitutes. I might have carelessly used
> the "stock phrase" you refer to in this context, but as you may recall, I
> explictly voiced opinions defending sex workers' rights in several debates
> on that issue on PEN-L.
> Regards,
> Wojtek Sokolowski
> >>
> Wojtek, I am sorry you are offended. I realize now that this does seem like a
> snipe at you, but it really wasn't meant to be. Your characterization of
> prostitutes was the first thing that came to mind while I was writing my bit
> -- though I fully understand that your intent was to defame the media pundits.
> My appologies for taking you out of context.
> maggie coleman mscoleman at

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