"I think George Bush is the most incompetent President we've had in our lifetime. I mean, nobody would accuse President Nixon of being incompetent."
HOWARD DEAN, Democratic National Committee chairman, on the relative merits of the two Republican U.S. Presidents

"The impact is going to be the same as what's been happening in Iraq."
OMAR HASSAN AL-BASHIR, President of Sudan, explaining why his government will not allow a U.N. peacekeeping force in Darfur

"We have to decide if the persecuting of bloggers reaches a point that it's unacceptable to...

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