It's primarily not an intellectual thing.
[My friend Jann Wenner, the editor and publisher of Rolling Stone, the rock and roll bible, called me excitedly the day after Bill Clinton was nominated for the presidency. He had spent the previous night at a party, celebrating with Clinton.] He's one of us, ... He'll be the first rock and roll president in American history.
He's one of us. He'll be the first rock and roll president in American history.
[On questions about Republican criticism of his windsurfing, he said,] It shows how pathetic and diversionary they are. ... You're damn right. I said, 'I'm going to be who I am.' I think people care about authenticity.
If they want to smash them into bits, they can do that, too.
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