Fun_People Archive
17 Oct
They Really Said That - Part 2, Politicians

Date: Tue, 17 Oct 95 20:44:18 -0700
From: Peter Langston <psl>
To: Fun_People
Subject: They Really Said That - Part 2, Politicians

Forwarded-by: (Stacy Schoolfield)

"I want to make sure everybody who has a job wants a job"
	- George Bush, during his first Presidential campaign

"This is a great day for France!"
	- Richard Nixon, while attending Charles De Gaulle's funeral

"Now, like, I'm President. It would be pretty hard for some drug guy to
come into the White House and start offering it up, you know? ... I bet if
they did, I hope I would say, 'Hey, get lost. We don't want any of that.'"
	- George Bush, talking about drug abuse to a group of students

"For seven and a half years I've worked alongside President Reagan. We've
had triumphs. Made some mistakes. We've had some sex ... uh...setbacks."
	- George Bush

"I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and
democracy. But that could change."
	- Dan Quayle

"Hawaii has always been a very pivotal role in the Pacific. It is in the
Pacific. It is a part of the United States that is an island that is right
	- Dan Quayle during a visit to Hawaii in 1989

"What a waste it is to lose one's mind-or not to have a mind. How true that
	- Dan Quayle addressing the United Negro College Fund

"I am honored today to begin my first term as the Governor of
Baltimore-that is Maryland."
	- William Donald Schaefer, first inaugural address

"The caribou love it. They rub against it and they have babies. There are
more caribou in Alaska than you can shake a stick at."
	- George Bush, on the Alaska pipeline

"I hope I stand for anti-bigotry, anti-Semitism, anti-racism. This is what
drives me."
	- George Bush

"If I listened to Michael Dukakis long enough I would be convinced that
we're in an economic downturn and people are homeless and going without
food and medical attention and that we've got to do something about the
	- Ronald Reagan

"My fellow Americans, I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia
forever. We begin bombing in five minutes."
	- Ronald Reagan, about to go on the air for a radio broadcast,
	  unaware that the microphone was already on

"Mars is essentially in the same orbit. Mars is somewhat the same distance
from the sun, which is very important. We have seen pictures where there
are canals, we believe, and water. If there is water, that means there is
oxygen. If oxygen, that means we can breathe."
	- Dan Quayle

"Now we are trying to get unemployment to go up and I think we're going to
	- Ronald Reagan

Walter Mondale: George Bush doesn't have the manhood to apologize.
Bush: Well, on the manhood thing, I'll put mine up against his any time.

[=] © 1995 Peter Langston []