Verbatim: Aug. 18, 2003

"This is the political equivalent of streaking: you show up, you run across the room naked, and you get attention." STAN OFTELIE, president and CEO of the Orange County Business Council, on the proliferation of candidates who are running for Governor in the California recall election

"We must never, ever indulge in the condescending voices who allege that some people in Africa or in the Middle East are just not interested in freedom ... The view was wrong in 1963 in Birmingham, and it is wrong in 2003 in Baghdad." CONDOLEEZZA RICE, National Security Adviser, speaking at the National Association of...

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