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"I find clothes that fit my small ladyman body." Her girlfriend, performer-writer Jackie Schneider wears a vintage 1950s full-skirted party dress with a skinny belt, fishnets, black heels and clip-on costume earrings."like it that even the sleaziest dresses from the 50s were well-tailored and had intricate details," says Schneider.
In 1992, the journalist Art Levine (a contributing editor of this magazine) wrote an article for Spy magazine (where I was an editor) on the topic of Washington's greediest, sleaziest lobbyists.
The New York Times reviewer wrote, "One of the sleaziest documentaries to arrive in a very long time, 'Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed' is a conspiracy-theory rant masquerading as investigative inquiry."
This makes the news media by statistic the sleaziest legal profession in existence.
Bill Moyers, then an aide to President Johnson, dramatized that impression with one of the sleaziest attack ads of all time, "Daisy," which juxtaposed images of a little girl in a field pulling petals off a flower with a mushroom cloud that obliterated the screen as President Johnson intoned, "These are the stakes!
As Ernest Fitzgerald, an extraordinarily knowledgeable authority with almost fifty years of relevant personal experience, has observed, the entire system of military procurement is pervaded by dishonesty: "Government officials, from the majestic office of the president to the lowest, sleaziest procurement office, lie routinely and with impunity in defense of the system," and "the combination of loose procurement rules and government acquiescence in rip-offs leaves many a crook untouched" (1989, 312, 290).
Awarding a journalism prize to Washington Post investigative reporter Susan Schmidt, Bloomberg's Washington managing editor, Al Hunt, said "the Abramoff affair may be the biggest and sleaziest scandal since Watergate" Rumors swirled that dozens of representatives and senators would be dodging indictments.
After being elected on an anti-sleaze edict, we have probably had one of the sleaziest governments in decades.
Among the practices denounced as sleaziest by public interest groups is the rapid spinning of the revolving door between the public and private sectors.
Another reason why Pierce got a buzz out of The Matador is that he earned a Golden Globe nomination for his portrayal of Julian Noble, a burned-out hit-man who ranks as the sleaziest character he's brought to the screen.
And I said 'but you're the sleaziest of them all' okay?