"Many of us [baby boomers] have made the surprising discovery that we now think Tipper Gore was right—we don't want our kids listening to these lyrics." —Lydia Chavez, a University of California at Berkeley journalism professor, in "Where Is Tipper When We Really Need Her?" in the September 2000 issue of George magazine.
"I don't know anything about him….I've never heard of him. Maybe I'm out of it." —Tipper Gore, who spearheaded the Parents' Music Resource Center's attacks on popular music in the late 1980s, referring to controversial rapper Eminem, in the same article.
"My morals went thhbbpp when the president got oral/Sex in his Oval Office on top of his desk/Off of his own employee." —Eminem, in the song "Criminal," released earlier this year on his album The Marshall Mathers LP.