March 13, 2002: (combined news sources)
"So what has Cher seething? Nothing less
than the Justice Department's decision
last month to throw heavy blue curtains
over the bare-breasted 12 1/2-foot cast
aluminum statue "Spirit of Justice"
and her skimpily togaed male partner,
"Majesty of Law," which have stood in the
department's Great Hall since 1936..." "...But what
about Cher's continued criticism of the Justice
Department for spending $8,000 to cover up a
66-year-old bare-breasted statue, "Spirit of Justice,"
so it won't distract viewers from Ashcroft's
televised terrorism alerts? "Maybe,"
Cher said, "he can't think well when
there's a breast behind him."..."
How about in front of him?