"He's running late this morning. He unexpectedly snapped out of denial."
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"But you can't leave me—your name is Bride of Frankenstein."
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"Look, I'm no scientist, and I may not know what 'consensus' means, but I think we should all start eating coal."
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"On the other hand, the sand I'm burying my head in is in Amagansett."
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"Murchison is still in denial."
"I thought it was just one of those bad dreams, but apparently, honey, we have a kid."
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In Deep Denial
"And today in Washington a top Administration apologist issued an apology."
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"They say the early forties is the new late thirties."
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"They say you're only as old as your face."
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"Of course you don't look anything like your reflection in the mirror."
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"One senior and one refuses to accept he's a senior."
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"Faster! Middle age is gaining on you!"
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"Dad, your basement is flooded with over ten inches of left-wing hoax."
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"I still say it's only a theory."
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"Sir, would you take this latest warning of ecological disaster and pooh-pooh it for me?"
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An ostrich puts its head in cement shoes.
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"Oh, it's not depression. It's a charmingly accurate worldview."
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"You keep insisting that this isn't happening, Edwards, but in my opinion you're mistaken. I really believe myself to be firing you."
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"I've decided to leave public office because I lost the election."
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"I may be obsessive and I may be compulsive, but no way am I obsessive compulsive."
"My wife has been walking five miles a day. I think she's somewhere in the middle of Pennsylvania now."
"I suggest we continue to treat everything as allegations until we all have to plead guilty."
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"I do smoke but only in designated areas."
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"… and, of course, Officer Bill would never, ever, plant evidence."
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