Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/06/09

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Subject: [Leica] Can't help myself
From: s.dimitrov at (Slobodan Dimitrov)
Date: Wed Jun 9 18:43:42 2004

In all my time covering both extremes, I've always been intrigued by how
affable bigots and racists are on the personal level. It's people one
wouldn't mind having over for a barbecue. On the other hand, on the
ideological level, I'm sure they wouldn't of minded barbecuing me.
S. Dimitrov

> From: "Walt Johnson" <>
> Reply-To: Leica Users Group <>
> Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2004 20:57:02 -0400
> To: "Lugmail" <>
> Subject: [Leica] Can't help myself
> I photographed Reagan several times during his 76  and 80 campaigns and
> again after he was elected. At the time I disagreed with everything he
> espoused. (and still do) The amazing thing was how good being around him
> could make one feel. What charisma!
> During his term I learned to dislike Nancy till hell won't have it. $250
> thou. worth of White House China, etc.etc. the list is endless. The
> photograph of her with Reagan's casket  nearly broke my heart.
> For better or worse, we all share some intrinsic values. Hopefully, some of
> those values go  far beyond politics.
> Walt J.
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