‘When You’ve Got ’Em by the Balls, Their Hearts and Minds Will Follow’

Bob Woodward: Who’s Charles Colson?
Harry Rosenfeld: Sit down. You know I’m glad you asked me that question. The reason I’m glad you asked me is because if you had asked Simons or Bradlee they woulda said, “You know we’re gonna have to fire this schmuck at once because he’s so *dumb*.”

via IMDB.


‘Get Out Your Notebook. There’s More.’

Holland’s deft book reads like lightning — no prior Watergate scholarship required. Recasting Deep Throat as an avenger and not a patriot, Leak illuminates our understanding of the press by explaining why sources leak.

via What made Deep Throat leak? | Jack Shafer.