this morning by disgraced Mayor Schadenford of Etobicoke, the following
exchange happened. It was recorded by writer Stuart Wade (our apologies
for rewriting his masterpiece):
media horde were several television cameras, with TV lights shining
across to illuminate Schadenford, the disgraced Mayor Of Etobicoke.
He stood behind a microphone-strewn lectern to address the media.
information in question here. And with regard to it, let me first state
that I know you all would like for me to say what we all think I'm
coming before you to say. I would like to make it very clear, however,
that I do not intend to say it. In addition, I will neither confirm nor
deny it. So now that we all understand each other, are there any
you to say?"
Yes -- over there?"
premature to judge that."
all want you to say, will you say it, but in a slightly different way?"
you would all want me to say it?"
with the Ontario Review Writer] Yes?"
won't say it in a slightly different way, will you at least say one or
a couple of parts of what we all want you to say?"
me to say part or parts of what you all want me to say, I would, yes.
But now is not the time."
this point, before we continue. There are some people involved behind
the scenes with this thing who deserve to be recognized for all their
hard work. This thing has been a team effort all the way, and thanks to
them, a real win-win situation as well. [pointed to ORW] Yes, go ahead."
us be able to trick you into divulging what we all want you to say?"
careful in choosing my words right then, and if one of you people
displays extremely shrewd questioning skills, then yes, it is possible.
Of course, I may even flip-flop into a drunken stupor as I have done in the past, so don't
take me at my word. [eyes shielded from the glare of the lights] Yes --
all the way in the back there...you, Miss."
you aren't saying, and here it is [she says something inaudible about a
soft drink video, maybe she needs a Coke?]. Isn't that right?"
expect me to answer that? Next question."
sooner than you might think, but I don't want to mislead any of you as
to exactly when. Yes, you in front "
information we all want you to say. Can you respond to these expert
expert. [looked over to media who are twittering] I have time for one
more question. In the middle there, yes -- you sir?" [pointed to
bearded man standing in center of group].
unwillingness to be specific?"