...there are signs that the [Congressional page] furor is sapping the enthusiasm of a group essential to Republican victories in 2002 and 2004: religious conservatives.
--Adam Nagourney, "In House Races, More G.O.P. Seats Seen at Risk," NYTimes, 7 Oct. 2006
Republicans and their allies, including conservative talk radio hosts, have responded by rallying around Mr. Hastert and blaming Democrats and the news media for the frenzy.
--Adam Nagourney, ibid.
...war is too important to be left to politicians. They have neither the time, the training, nor the inclination for strategic thought. I can no longer sit back and allow Communist infiltration, Communist indoctrination, Communist subversion and the international Communist conspiracy to sap and impurify all of our precious bodily fluids.
--Gen. Jack D. Ripper, in Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb
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