The Therapy Sessions
Tuesday, January 06, 2004
Hillary Clinton Regrets Gandhi Joke
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton apologized for joking that Mahatma Gandhi used to run a gas station in St. Louis, saying it was "a lame attempt at humor."
The New York Democrat made the remark at a fund-raiser Saturday. During an event here for Senate candidate Nancy Farmer, Clinton introduced a quote from Gandhi by saying, "He ran a gas station down in St. Louis.
If Dick Cheney had made this clever quip, how much furor would there be?