Of course the delivery of those coffee reception tapes was delayed. They had to edit out the foreign-looking people.
- From the White House came this rather existential statement: "We inadvertently did not realize that these tapes were in existence." Which raises the question: If the tapes were played in an empty forest, would they still be incriminating?- Show me a White House without missing tapes, and I'll show you the Calvin Coolidge administration.
- Naturally, the Republicans will air the tapes in eerie slow motion to make everyone look as if they are being escorted into a police van.