A subtle message to Clinton?

I’ll bet the Roth title sums up what Obama would really like to say to Clinton at their next debate:

“I did not watch any TV” during his quick getaway this past week to the Virgin Islands, he said. Nor did he get much writing done, as he had said he had hoped; instead he said he enjoyed reading a book, Philip Roth’s latest novel, “Exit Ghost.”

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5 responses to “A subtle message to Clinton?

  1. Other Roth titles (feel free to match them to the politician of your choice):
    I Married a Communist, The Plot Against America, Deception…

  2. I’d like to imagine Obama reading Roth’s extended riff on Bill and Monica. Isn’t that in the one that constitutes Roth’s own contribution to our national conversation about race? So probably, as it appears Obama is a Roth fan, he’s already read it…

  3. Right, in The Human Stain. Roth
    is an Obama fan too. I think I’ve seen Obama’s admiration for Roth mentioned before somewhere.

  4. Other Roth titles (feel free to match them to the politician of your choice):
    I Married a Communist, The Plot Against America, Deception…

    Letting Go, The Anatomy Lesson…

  5. These titles really belong on a ski slope: Letting Go, Deception, Goodbye Columbus, Anatomy Lesson…as one of the previous comment-makers once told me, the name of whole ski area is also Roth: The Breast

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