Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Quote (s) of the Day - Various and Sundry Edition

That’s — “he’s a racist.” And I didn’t appreciate it then. I don’t appreciate it now. It’s one thing to say, “I don’t appreciate the way he’s handled his business.” It’s another thing to say, “This man’s a racist.” I resent it, it’s not true, and it was one of the most disgusting moments in my Presidency.
President Bush on Kayne West's infamous comment that he hated black people during a fundraiser for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.  Like him or not, disagree with his policies, but the man is a class act.  He is more than willing to accept criticsm, but calls out the lie of the racism charge.  There is no doubt that this charge is a lie.  President Bush acknowledges he made mistakes with Katrina.  Sadly, most people don't realize that his hands were tied in some instances due to constitutional limitations on what the federal government can do without the state asking for it.  West, obviously, being among them. 

Well, 2008 answered the question are we ready for a black president.  2010 will answer the question if we are ready for an orange speaker.

Paul Begala on CNN's Election Night Coverage.

We all either work for rich people or we sell stuff to rich people. So just punishing rich people is as bad for the economy as punishing anyone. Let’s not punish anyone. Let’s keep taxes low and let’s cut spending.
Rand Paul to Wolf Blitzer's question on taxing the "rich".

“Pinhead Alan Grayson, that congressman in Orlando, you know that guy, he’s going to lose,”

“I expect Arianna Huffington to hire this clown.”

    Bill O'Reilly on the loss of Alan Grayson.  He said this about 30 minutes before the race was called.

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