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03 October 2008 @ 09:01 am
"When I hear President George W. Bush say the government's measures require putting a significant amount of taxpayers' money on the line, and that it entails risk but they expect it'll eventually be paid back, I fear I do have fear.

"Perhaps now, when our trust in him is so important, Bush wishes he hadn't been so abusive of it before."

-- Paula Poundstone on NPR's Morning Edition
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lagizmalagizma on October 3rd, 2008 04:09 pm (UTC)
Poundstone concluded...
"That happened to Jim Bob Walton once. He said he didn't burn down the woodshed, but he did, so the family couldn't trust him after that. He didn't ask for $700 billion in the next episode either."
musashi270musashi270 on October 6th, 2008 07:21 am (UTC)
I heard her whole riff on NPR and then I was reminded of something I saw on teh nets: Do you remember when we used to get our news from newspeople and comedy from comedians? Now we have Fox News and Jon Stewart.