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"Oblivious, in denial, dangerous."
NANCY PELOSI, U.S. House of Representatives minority leader, characterizing President George W. Bush's lack of awareness of the plight of people affected by Hurricane Katrina

"What I'm hearing, which is sort of scary, is that they all want to stay in Texas. Everyone is so overwhelmed by the hospitality. And so many of the people in the arena here, you know, were underprivileged anyway, so this is working very well for them."
BARBARA BUSH, former First Lady, after meeting hurricane evacuees at the Astrodome in Houston

"Saddam deserves a...

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