alonso said:"I always found him to be a proud honourable man, loyal and true, persevering and principled, caring and committed but tough and a person who often lost friends very easily. On behalf of the Government and particularly on behalf of the Fianna Fáil Party, I thank him for his distinguished years in the service of his constituents and his country."
Speaking on Ray Burke on his resignation.
"It is quite unacceptable that a member of Dáil Éireann and in particular a Cabinet Minister and Taoiseach, should be supported in his personal lifestyle by gifts made to him personally.
On Charles Haughey, Dáil Éireann transcript, September 1997
"I never condemn wrongdoing in any area."
22 February 2006 in the Dáil.
They are so wacky you'd think that he couldn't possibly have said them. I've seen the evidence on youtube and every one is completely true. It is scary that such an individual ever became president.Eirenua said:Bushisms:
"There's an old saying in Tennessee I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee that says, fool me once, shame on shame on you. Fool me you can't get fooled again." Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2002
"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we." Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2004
"They misunderestimated me." Bentonville, Ark., Nov. 6, 2000
"Too many good docs are getting out of the business. Too many OB-GYNs aren't able to practice their love with women all across this country." Poplar Bluff, Mo., Sept. 6, 2004
"I hear there's rumors on the Internets that we're going to have a draft." second presidential debate, St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 8, 2004
"I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefully." Saginaw, Mich., Sept. 29, 2000
And my favourite Bushism: "Families is where our nation finds hope, where wings take dream."
I know, I know you, are all going to say I picked an easy fool to quote because he made so many gaffs but someone had to include him
I think Alonso was joking. Quote came from same speech on Ray Burke that Alonso quoted earlier.Odyessus said: