CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 15, 1994
The Times' teary-eyed article ("Clinton's Visceral Opposition," July 5) about big, bad Republicans and their alleged abuse of the President and Mrs. Clinton breaks my heart. For almost 50 years liberal Democrats in and out of the media have indulged in nonstop, unfounded, mindless vilification of the late Richard Nixon. Oh, poor, poor Bill and Hillary! Boo hoo hoo . . . STEPHEN McKINLEY MITCHELL Sherman Oaks What has happened to "innocent until proven guilty"? And how many courageous, thoughtful steps to improve the lives of U.S. citizens need be taken before unproved allegations can be appropriately set on the back burner?
July 15, 1992 |
With campaign aides saying they feared a backlash, President Bush moved Tuesday to stop a conservative activist from running a TV ad that features Gennifer Flowers' allegation of an affair with Democratic challenger Bill Clinton. Bush had his reelection committee urge the Federal Election Commission to shut down all fund raising by the Presidential Victory Committee, an avowedly independent group headed by Floyd G. Brown. White House Chief of Staff Samuel K.
July 16, 1992 |
Despite President Bush's efforts to stop him, a defiant conservative activist forged ahead Wednesday with attempts to air a TV ad linking Democratic presidential nominee Bill Clinton to a former nightclub singer who claims he had a lengthy affair with her. Floyd G.
September 29, 1999 |
Six inches of rain fell across eastern North Carolina, flooding roads and threatening homes in an area scarcely beginning its recovery from the misery brought by Hurricane Floyd. Swirling brown water again closed streets and highways, and rivers inched higher and threatened two dams. Authorities went door to door advising residents they should prepare for possible evacuation. Nearly two weeks ago, Hurricane Floyd dropped 20 inches of rain, killing at least 47 people.
July 9, 1992 |
The Republican operative who brought you the Willie Horton ad is back, and this time his subject is Gennifer Flowers. Floyd G. Brown, who heads an independent group promoting President Bush's reelection, plans to air ads next week about Flowers' allegation that she had a 12-year affair with Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton--which Clinton has denied. The ad urges viewers to call a Nevada number, set up by Brown, "to hear Flowers' tapes of their intimate conversations."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 24, 1992
Now that the American public has, at last, perceived the Bush Administration to be the utter failure that it is, the Republicans have finally lifted that big rock and let out their slime merchants. Floyd G. Brown, the sleaze bag who helped to engineer the Willie Horton character assassination ad campaign, is at it again. His latest TV ad, a feeble attempt to dredge up an old Republican smear tactic against Bill Clinton, falls far short of his previous low. ZACHARY CHARLES Burbank