Red Oskar is back

Doug Henwood dhenwood at
Tue Aug 22 12:49:56 PDT 2000

Jim heartfield wrote:

>'Who gives a [expletive deleted] about the Italians', was one of the
>more memorable passages in Richard Nixon's Watergate tapes.

Actually, I think it was during a currency crisis, and an aide came in to tell RMN that the lira was crashing. "I don't give a shit about the lira," was his response. Of course, this is the man who, upon seeing the Great Wall of China, remarked that it was indeed a great wall.


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