Candidate for federal office during a stump speech
He literally singled me out in a room full of a hundred people, the submitter writes. Also, I’m Filipina, not Latina.
Associated Press bureau chief to a reporter during a visit to a local newspaper
Submitter responded: “I didn’t know crime reporters had to look certain way.”
Police officer to reporter
Afterward, the submitter writes, I realized that this meant the cops had connected me to my car, which explained why I was often followed at night in the next few months while I was working on an investigative story.
Missouri highway patrolman to public radio journalist
I later won a regional Edward R. Murrow award, the submitter writes, and never had to use any natural charm to get it.
Governor, to female newspaper intern, while holding said intern in something between a headlock and a hug after a press conference during which the governor mocked the newspaper
Submitter writes: Reporter was unable to muster the words to respond. But the governor later served time in federal prison for offenses that were uncovered by the newspaper.