Verbatim: Sep. 24, 2007

'This is about the best he can do. This is a man on the run, from a cave, who's virtually impotent other than these tapes.'

FRANCES FRAGOS TOWNSEND, White House aide, downplaying the influence of Osama bin Laden just after he released a video in which he ridicules President Bush

'We too as a society have failed in the educations of these youths.'

EHUD OLMERT, Israeli Prime Minister, after the arrest of eight young neo-Nazis for attacking Jews and foreign workers and announcing their allegiance to Adolf Hitler in recently surfaced videos. The offenders, who each have only distant Jewish heritage,...

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