Molly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She? (Paperback)
Vintage, 9780679741831, 304pp.
Publication Date: September 15, 1992
Whether she's writing about redneck politics in her native Texas or the discreet charms of Bushwazee, Molly Ivins in never less than devastatingly honest--and hilarious. Our toughest, funniest, and savviest columnist delivers the goods on:
-Texas politics: "Well, our attorney general is under indictment. He ran as 'the people's lawyer'; now we call him 'the people's felon.'"
-The flag burning debate: "Bush's last birthday cake was in the form of the American flag, and he ate it--stars, stripes, and all. Think about where that flag wound up--I call that desecration."
-Beign a woman in Texas: "There are several strains of Texas culture: They are all rotten for women... One not infrequently sees cars or trucks sporting the bumper sticker "Have fun--beat the hell out of someone you love."
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Praise For Molly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She?…
"If there is a shrewder, funnier observer of the American scene writing today that Molly Ivins, I do not know her. This is unconventional wisdom with no inhibitions. Bless her and don't let her change."- David Broder, Washington Post
"A delight from start to finish... Molly Ivins proves that keen intelligence and a Southern accent are real good buddies... She has wise and often hilarious things to say." -The New York Times Book Review
"Wickedly funny."- Detroit Free Press
"Molly Ivins has birthed a book and it is more fun than riding a mechanical bull and almost as dangerous."- Ann Richards, governor of Texas.