"Now is the time for some national soul-searching. If that can happen over a beer in the White House, it will be a great step forward..."
"Contemporary political theater may resemble a Balinese cockfight, especially, if you feel you have to constantly defend your wife against personal attacks or when you are elevated to the dubious status reserved for blonde celebrity divas like Britney Spears and Paris Hilton. As we approach the critical months of the national campaign, Obama may need to recall the oedipal lessons learned from his step-father or consult his notes on the Balinese cockfight."
"How do you change a government that was democratically elected in a non-enemy State such as Venezuela or Iran? You demonize the leadership. You lie. You fabricate. You embellish."
"It takes no special skill or intelligence to liquidate valuable natural resources into cash. It takes skill and thought and care and commitment to say no to endless liquidation."