Verbatim

"This is mass chaos. To tell you the truth, I'd rather be in Iraq."
SGT. JASON DEFESS, a National Guard military policeman and Iraq war veteran, stationed outside the Superdome in New Orleans

"I don't want to see anybody do any more goddamn press conferences...Don't do another press conference until the resources are in the city."
RAY NAGIN, New Orleans mayor, complaining in a radio interview about the slow pace of relief efforts

"What the U.S. has done is little short of spitting at the DPRK."
NORTH KOREAN FOREIGN...

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