Magazine article Newsweek

Perspectives

Magazine article Newsweek

Perspectives

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Publisher correction: 01 Jul 2003

In our June 23 Perspectives page, we misspelled the last name of New York teenager Daniel Newman. NEWSWEEK regrets the error. _______________________________________

Byline: Quotation sources from top to bottom: New York Times, New York Daily News, L.A. Times, New York Post (2), Newsday, Guardian, Associated Press, Boston Globe, New York Times, New York Post (2)

"The issue is Hamas; the terrorists are Hamas." White House spokesman Ari Fleischer, on the breakdown of Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations

"A tax on junk food, videogames and TV? That's pretty much everything I do." New York teenager Daniel Neuman, on city politician Felix Ortiz's proposal to tax things that contribute to obesity

"Oh, my God, it's the waiter from Sizzler." Darlene Keller, of Corona, Calif., on the phone to police after being followed home. Her server vandalized her house after an argument over a side dish.

"Whatever kind of history it was, it was terrible." New York Yankees manager Joe Torre, on his team's being no-hit, for the first time in 45 years, by six Astros pitchers--a record for a combined no-hitter

"I believe in a zone of privacy." Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, at a press conference before a book signing to promote her new memoir, "Living History"

"Those crimes are emblematic of a pattern of lawlessness and arrogance." U.S. District Judge William Pauley III, to former ImClone CEO Samuel Waksal, after giving him the maximum sentence for securities fraud, obstruction of justice and perjury

"There are bastards who spread things around, of course, who planted nasty things in the media. …

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