alex asunder

Despite the wonderful voices confronting you…
September 23, 2008, 3:43 pm
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“It takes leadership to commit our soldiers to a cause of peace in faraway places. It takes leadership to speak out for justice. To act on climate change despite wonderful voices against you.

Who said this notable quotable?

Yep, you guessed it.

Governor Sarah Pal….

No, sorry.

UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon, who should be banned to the moon for such drivel.

He also added this little gem:

“We need a new understanding on business ethics and governance, with more compassion and less uncritical faith in the ‘magic’ of markets,

Yep, those magical markets that led to the development of a certain unnamed economy that was strong enough in the 1940s to bail out AN ENTIRE CONTINENT.

Palin on Fey
September 23, 2008, 1:17 pm
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(AP) […] Palin also said she watched Tina Fey impersonate her last weekend on “Saturday Night Live” – but only with the volume turned off.

“I thought it was hilarious. I thought she was spot on,” Palin said. “Didn’t hear a word she said, but the visual, spot on.” She said people in Alaska have remarked on the similarities for years, and that she once dressed up as Fey for Halloween.

For Halloween.

That’s priceless.