Quotation by Mary McGrory

If he had been sent to check out Bluebeard's castle, he would have come back with a glowing report about the admirable condition of the cutlery.
Mary McGrory (b. 1918), U.S. newspaper columnist. As quoted in Newsweek magazine, p. 11 (August 10, 1987).

On Republican Ed Meese's investigating the "Iran-contra scandal," which, critics alleged, involved illegal, secret agreements by the administration of President Ronald Reagan, probably with the full knowledge of Vice-President George Bush, who was considered likely to be the next Republican Presidential nominee. (He won the Presidency in 1988.).
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