To look in the eyes of audiences and see the kind of naughty glee that they got with being on the inside, the audience becomes your co-conspirators.
I'm not out there trying to get press for myself nor am I trying to convince anybody that I'm living any kind of a life. I'm actually trying to convince people: I don't want you to know what I'm living, because it's none of your business.
I'm not revolted by Washington.
I think that there was a period of time - and I would reckon it was about 12 years - where I was just determined to see if I could build a career for myself.
J. Robert Oppenheimer