Magazine article Newsweek

Perspectives

Magazine article Newsweek

Perspectives

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Byline: Quotation sources from top to bottom: Associated Press, New York Times, Reuters, WMAQ-TV Chicago, New York Times, People Magazine, Guardian, New York Daily News, New York Post, Fort Worth Star-Telegram

"This country simply was not on war footing."

National-security adviser Condoleezza Rice, saying the United States had been slow to respond to the gathering threat of terrorism during the past 20 years

"We've got five people on this commission who are going to vote for George Bush and five people who are going to vote for John Kerry, and it's not like anybody is hiding that."

Bob Kerrey, a Democratic member of the 9/11 panel, on the leaders of the commission urging members to try to avoid partisanship

"I am overjoyed to be back in my homeland, the true north... strong and censor-free."

Singer Alanis Morissette, on wearing a nude-colored bodysuit adorned with nipples and pubic hair, at Canada's Juno music awards

WE ARE SORRY THAT OUR PRESIDENT IS AN IDIOT. WE DIDN'T VOTE FOR HIM.

Message, written in French, on the washing-instruction tags of Tom Bihn portable bags and backpacks. Bihn, the company's president, claims the statement refers to him and not George W. Bush.

"We're trying to explain how things are going, and they are going as they are going. Some things are going well and some things obviously are not going well."

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, at a Pentagon briefing about Iraq

"She was asked to leave as quickly as possible, she was so disruptive. …

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