"But how do you know for sure you've got power unless you abuse it?"
"You have, it would appear, high recognition!"
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"There's not a dime's worth of difference between the candidates. They're both carnivores."
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"No matter who's in office, the political landscape stays the same."
"Let's get one thing straight. Your commission didn't call my commission here, my commission called your commission here."
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"Do your owners treat you well? Mine are very kind."
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"Ah, but wait till he's reëlected! Then you'll see principles."
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"Some of it is soft and some of it is hard, but the main thing is that all of it is money."
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"As I said earlier, Michelle, I won't answer questions about economic or foreign policy. I'm here to talk about my sexual escapades."
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"No, I'm the candidate you can trust—the other guy is the candidate of change."
"Please pay attention, as the ethics have changed."
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