Molly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She?

Molly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She?

by Molly Ivins
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Molly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She? by Molly Ivins

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."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679741831
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/28/1992
Edition description: 1st Vintage Books ed
Pages: 284
Sales rank: 822,214
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Molly Ivins was born and raised in Texas. She has been a journalist for more than twenty years and has written for the Texas Observer, The New York Times, Time, and many other national magazines.  She has appeared on the Mac-Neil/Lehrer News Hour, Nightline, The Tonight Show, and Today. She currently lives in Austin, Texas, and writes a nationally syndicated column for the Fort Worth Star.

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Molly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
i love molly, and this is her very best. incredibly smart, funny writing.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Molly Ivins sees right through the self-righteous, self-interested, unprincipled and just plain wierd stuff in our lives. She's on the money and very funny. The book is probably a little less funny now than it would have been before "w" went to Washington.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
And funny.
Guest More than 1 year ago
the same question I did...Who cares what Molly Ivins says? Transparent liberal elitism at its most disgraceful.