Statement by Ralph G. Neas on the 12/14 Spirit of Liberty Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 16, 2004

Contact: Josh Glasstetter at People For the American Way

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: 202-467-4999

“Chevy Chase’s improvised remarks caught everyone off guard, and were inappropriate and offensive. However, this was a blip in an evening with many speakers who addressed substantively and effectively the issues facing the country right now.

“It was not what I would have said, and certainly not the language People For the American Way would ever use in discussing any President of the United States.