How did South Dakota—a state frequently described as “the most pro-life in the country”—become such hostile terrain for anti-abortion efforts? — What’s The Matter With South Dakota? — Denise Ross
First of all, I hope Senator Stevens is successful in being re-elected. And assuming that he is, I intend to support any motion to remove him — Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss on the Alaska runoff.
I know millions of Americans will be overcome with pride at this inspiring moment that so many have waited for for so long. — President George W. Bush transferring power from his administration to Barack Obama.
This is huge. This is bigger than life itself. When I was coming up, I always thought they put in who they wanted to put in. I didn’t think my vote mattered. But I don’t think that anymore. — First time voter Deddrick Battle, 55, on registering and voting for the first time.
It is not a wealth transfer from rich to poor that the Bush administration will be remembered for. It is a wealth transfer from the future to the present. — New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman quoting Michael Mandelbaum,.
As a cold, political calculation I couldn’t be more pleased. — John McCain on his choice of Sarah Palin as his Vice Presidential running mate.
I love being the underdog. You know, every time that I’ve gotten ahead, somehow I’ve messed it up. — Presidential candidate John McCaine.
You want to keep the illusion of drama in play as long as you can. It doesn’t help your business to concede the game’s over. — MSNBC’s Tucker Carlson on how and if the media will portray the US presidential race as tighter than it really might be.
He keeps saying, ‘Who is Barack Obama?’ I would ask the question, ‘Who is John McCain?’ because his campaign has become rather disappointing to me. — Former Republican governor and McCain endorser William Milliken.
Whatever The New York Times once was, it is today not by any standard a journalistic organization. It is a pro-Obama advocacy organization that every day impugns the McCain campaign, attacks Sen. McCain, attacks Gov. [Sarah] Palin. — Steve Schmidt, a McCain campaign senior adviser, during a conference call with reporters.