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Linda Tripp Gets Literary

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

Channeling his muse: Actor John Goodman (pictured) suited up as Linda Tripp on “Saturday Night Live” at the height of the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal.

Blast-from-the-past alert! The world has undoubtedly been waiting to hear the sage words of former Monica Lewinsky confidante Linda Tripp concerning the historic election of America’s first black president, and luckily, she has delivered, complete with a literary allusion to Alice Walker.

wowOwow via Gawker

Interested in hearing what Tripp had to say of the recent election (yes, she’s a week late in returning our e-mail), Tripp relayed the following thoughts: “I am so very proud that as a nation we might finally be getting it right. I believe Sen. McCain is an American hero and a deeply honorable public servant, something one seldom sees in Washington. I also believe he could have been a strong president. That said, I believe President-elect Obama possesses an instantly recognizable purity of soul that, coupled with his brilliance, and, of course, his eloquence, brought quite unimaginable and long-awaited magic to the country, transforming red and blue states, quite literally, into ‘The Color Purple.’ I believe the entire country will stand behind him.”

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By Hulk2008, November 14, 2008 at 10:17 am Link to this comment
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John Goodman is way more attractive than Linda Baby.  She is SOOO ugly and devious.

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By Anthony Look, November 13, 2008 at 11:52 pm Link to this comment
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I don’t like Mrs. Tripp, she is underhanded, manipulative, self serving and genuinely just not a person with purity of the soul. I still recall the color purpled bruise her 15 minutes of fame caused America.

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By homas, November 13, 2008 at 7:49 pm Link to this comment
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That’s John Goodman!

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By troublesum, November 13, 2008 at 6:37 pm Link to this comment

Purity of soul?!  I, for one, never believed that Obama could be trusted.

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By troublesum, November 13, 2008 at 6:27 pm Link to this comment

She looks like Joe the Plumber in drag.

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