Best Quotes by Adam Clymer

By | June 9, 2016

When I came back to Washington to be The Times’ chief congressional correspondent in 1991, I was looking for a book subject, and Ted Kennedy stood out for two reasons.

Adam Clymer

I thought writing about somebody current would be a little closer to what I’m used to doing.

Adam Clymer

Another thing that’s quite different in writing a book as a practicing newspaperman is that if you look at what you’ve written the next morning and you think you didn’t get it quite right, you can fix it.

Adam Clymer

Ted Kennedy is the only person alive who might know more than we do about Chappaquiddick, and he may not.

Adam Clymer

Democratic politicians have disliked things I’ve written, Republican politicians… if they all love you, you might as well be driving a Good Humor truck.

Adam Clymer

There’s a Washington standard of casually putting things off the record. It’s really gone too far. I don’t know an easy way to turn it back.

Adam Clymer

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