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Four Color Politics

Mainly the Quotes of the Morning, with occasional Other Crap.

Thursday, June 02, 2005

Quotes of the Morning: Bush the Marxist


“Posters that depicted President Bush with a Groucho Marx-style mustache and cigar were ordered torn down at a high school after a student complained.
Theater students, who had created the posters to advertise a satirical play, countered with new posters that have a First Amendment message.
Principal Kenny Lee ordered 100 posters removed from the campus of El Camino Real High School in the Woodland Hills area last week on grounds that they promoted smoking and ‘endorsing one ideology over another.’”
-Associated Press, May 27, 2005

“Freedonia is going to war!”
-Duck Soup

“You know, polls change, Dave. Polls go up. Polls go down. I can understand why people -- they're looking on your TV screen and seeing indiscriminate bombing where thousands of innocent, or hundreds of innocent Iraqis are getting killed, and they're saying whether or not we're able to achieve the objective.”
-George ‘Dubya’ Bush, December 20, 2004

"Blood's not thicker than money."
-Groucho Marx

“We want results in every single classroom so that one single child is left behind.”
-George ‘Dubya’ Bush, November 10, 2003

“I cannot say that I do not disagree wtih you."
-Groucho Marx

“And, listen, we're making good progress in Iraq. Sometimes it's hard to tell it when you listen to the filter.”
-George ‘Dubya’ Bush, October 6, 2003

"Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms."
-Groucho Marx

“Uhh -- Gosh, I -- don't think I ever said I'm not worried about Osama bin Laden. It's kind of one of those, uhh, exaggerations.”
-George ‘Dubya’ Bush, October 13, 2004

"I -- I'll repeat what I said. I truly am not that concerned about him."
George ‘Dubya’ Bush, March 13, 2002

"Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?"
-Groucho Marx

“This notion that the United States is getting ready to attack Iran is simply ridiculous. And having said that, all options are on the table.”
-George ‘Dubya’ Bush, February 22, 2005

"Those are my principles. If you don't like them I have others."
-Groucho Marx

"The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made."
-Groucho Marx

“Sometimes, words have consequences you don't intend them to mean. 'Bring 'em on' is the classic example, when I was really trying to rally the troops and make it clear to them that I fully understood, you know, what a great job they were doing. And those words had an unintended consequence. It kind of, some interpreted it to be defiance in the face of danger. That certainly wasn't the case.”
-George ‘Dubya’ Bush, January 14, 2005

"In America you can go on the air and kid the politicians, and the politicians can go on the air and kid the people."
-Groucho Marx

"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies."
-Groucho Marx

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