Saturday, 5 April 2008
The gospel according to Hillary
"I remember landing under sniper fire. There was supposed to be some kind of a greeting ceremony at the airport, but instead we just ran with our heads down to get into the vehicles to get to our base." — on visiting Bosnia in 1996, contradicting other accounts that said there was no threat of gunfire. Clinton later said she "misspoke".
"I have to confess that it's crossed my mind that you could not be a Republican and a Christian."
"God bless the America we are trying to create."
"We have a lot of kids who don't know what works means. They think work is a four-letter word."
"He ran a gas station down in St. Louis... No, Mahatma Gandhi was a great leader of the 20th century." — introducing a quote by Mahatma Gandhi
"Who is going to find out? These women are trash. Nobody’s going to believe them." — commenting on Bill Clinton’s affairs.
"If I didn’t kick his ass every day, he wouldn’t be worth anything." — commenting on Bill Clinton.
"I suppose I could have stayed home and baked cookies and had teas, but what I decided to do was to fulfill my profession which I entered before my husband was in public life."
"We are going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good."
"I have said that I'm not running and I'm having a great time being pres — being a first-term senator." — on her presidential ambitions.
"I'm not going to have some reporters pawing through our papers. We are the president."