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‘Atlantic’ Magazine’s
State of the Union Dinner

Plaza Hotel Ballroom. January 22, 2008. By Jada Yuan

Alexandra Kerry

What would you do on your last day as president? “Steal office supplies. Stationery is great, because you can use that for years to come.” —Andy Borowitz

Ashley McDermott

Boykin Curry

You’re leaving early. “I can’t listen to that man for more than 30 minutes at a time.”
Bronson van Wyck

Celerie Kemble

David Patrick Columbia

Georgette Mosbacher

Griffin Dunne

What’d you think of the State of the Union? “Normally, at this time in a presidency, you’d expect some conciliation. But he was a macho lame duck. ” —Jacob Weisberg

Mariska Hargitay

Morton Janklow

Peggy Siegal

What’s the best part of this campaign?
“Not being in it.” —Rick Lazio

Susan Patricof

What would you do on your last day as president? “I’d just announce my [new] e-mail address and fade into the ether.” —Tina Brown

Ted Roosevelt

Bob Colacello

How does your wife, Mariska Hargitay, handle your steamy scenes on Cashmere Mafia? “We go do other things when it’s on, and then I rewind the DVR and watch them in private.” —Peter Hermann

What do you think of Rudy’s campaign? “I’m more worried for whoever advised him. That guy’s definitely out of a job for sure.” —Marc Ecko

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