Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
NewsloreContemporary Folklore on the Internet$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Russell Frank

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781604739282

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604739282.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of
date: 19 October 2017

I Could Throw All of You out the Window

I Could Throw All of You out the Window

The Democrats

Chapter:
(p.45) 2 I Could Throw All of You out the Window
Source:
Newslore
Author(s):

Russell Frank

Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604739282.003.0003

This chapter examines the overlapping newslore about former U.S. President Bill Clinton and the material prompted by the men who followed him as the Democratic Party’s standard bearers including Al Gore and John Kerry. It explains that most jokes about Clinton were about his sexual appetite, particularly his alleged involvement with Gennifer Flowers, Paula Jones, and Monica Lewinsky. It suggests that the jokes about Democratic presidential candidates Gore and Kerry have something to do with their defeat against George W. Bush despite their intelligence and experience.

Keywords:   Bill Clinton, newslore, John Kerry, Al Gore, Democratic Party, sexual appetite, George W. Bush, Gennifer Flowers, Paula Jones, Monica Lewinsky

University Press of Mississippi requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.