Saturday, November 06, 2004

The race in retrospect
From The Economist:

Flip-flop of the campaign
“I actually did vote for the $87 billion before I voted against it.”

John Kerry tries to explain the Senate voting system. March 16th

Bumper-sticker of the campaign (1)
John Kerry—bringing complete sentences back to the White House

Bumper-sticker of the campaign (2)
Bush-Cheney—Four More Wars

Endorsement of the campaign
“I wouldn't kick President Bush out of my bed, although I do think he needs some sassy highlights.”

Carson Kressley of “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy”. “The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch”, CNBC, February 4th

Heart-throb of the campaign
“He walked right up to me and gave me a hug and I almost fainted. His skin was so soft. He smelled so good. His cologne lingers on my jacket. I am never washing it.”

Barbara Pratte of Nashua, New Hampshire, on John Edwards. Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 27th

Bushism of the campaign
“Too many good docs are getting out of business. Too many OB/GYNs aren't able to practise their love with women all across this country.”

George Bush suggests something inappropriate while campaigning in Missouri. September 6th

And looking forward
“Absolutely. I think, you know, because why not?”

Arnold Schwarzenegger favours amending the constitution to allow foreign-born Americans to run for president. “60 Minutes”, CBS, October 31st


Anonymous said...

Here's a good election quote the Economist missed.

"Four more years of George Bush will be like four more years of syphilis," - Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

Ronnel said...

Hehehe. Absolutely, why not.