Sunday, July 27, 2008

Looking for Loot


I read a headline earlier this week talking about drug and alien smugglers trying to use Hurricane Dolly for cover. Of course the authorities thought of that too and caught some of them red-handed. Back in 2004 while Bush and Kerry were campaigning in Davenport, Iowa a crook took advantage of the distraction to rob a few banks in town. Anderson did an Nth Degree on the subject. Here is Taking Willy Sutton to the Nth Degree.







Finally tonight, taking Willy Sutton to "The Nth Degree."

Much has been made of the fact that three banks were robbed in Davenport, Iowa yesterday, while President Bush and John Kerry were in town campaigning.

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SEN. JOHN KERRY (D-MA), PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: Ladies and gentlemen, all I can say is President Bush and I have airtight alibis.

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COOPER: But that was for yesterday. What about today? Today, two more banks were robbed in Davenport. Willie Sutton was an infamous bank robber who when asked why he robbed

banks, said, "because that's where the money is."

We don't believe Sutton ever robbed a bank in Iowa. He was an East Coast kind of guy. And we're pretty sure he isn't behind the current rash in Davenport, since he died in 1980.

But his rationale still applies. In Davenport, banks are where the money is. Or should I say, was.




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6 comments:

ACAnderFan said...

Interesting Nth Degree, Quitty. Thanks for sharing. I don't think I had seen that one before.

Kristien said...

I love Willy Sutton's reply, lol. Makes sense!
Thanks Quitty!

Anonymous said...

Quitty, Thanks so much for taking the time to find these Nth Degrees. He can be so funny in some of them.

Anonymous said...

Oh, gee, I wonder if Anderson stayed out on Friday on purpose to avoid Kathy Griffin!

Anonymous said...

Even if Anderson had been there Friday, we wouldn't have seen anything between Kathy Griffin and him. CNN made Kathy tape her show on Wednesday because they didn't trust her to do it live.

Anonymous said...

anon 3:40 PM: How do you know CNN "made" her tape the show on Wednesday? They didn't trust her with the entire show? There must have been a lot of bleeping!