Pat Oliphant for March 25, 1994
Socks: This world is all backwards...Ronald Reagan has denounced Ollie North... Then Barry Goldwater says "Let Clinton be Clinton." Then the Washington Press Corps has a gridiron dinner in order to kiss politicians' backsides. Punk: There's nothing unusual in that. Socks: There's not? Punk: No, they do it all the time. Socks: Well, Mr. Clinton's a politician... How come they don't kiss his'n? Punk: Because he hasn't kissed their's un. Socks: What do I know? I'm just a simple cat from Arkansas! Punk: You have to understand, it's a matter or professional pride.