"Maybe zero tolerance is setting the bar too high."
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"I can assure you, madam, that our commitment to transparency will never inhibit our willingness to kick ass."
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"Your signature, Your Majesty, as well as your driver's license and a major credit card."
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"I thought that sperm-bank donors remained anonymous."
"It's not our policy to disclose details of a future operation."
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"You'll have to proceed without Mr. Larson. He looked back at the Reagan years and turned into a pillar of salt."
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Three Reasons That President Trump Wants to Buy Greenland
"According to my latest poll, Sire, it's eleven in favor of continuing the Crusade and eight thousand in favor of returning home."
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"Don't forget your gunfighting helmet."
"Looks as if the clean-air crowd turned out in force."
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"Our new insourcing policy means you'll be doing all the work."
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"Did he say the budget was going to be a zillion billion krillion dollars or a krillion billion zillion dollars?"
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"I should like to propose a bonanza for the rich."
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"'Honesty is the best policy.' O.K.! Now, what's the second-best policy?"
Haven you heard, the state now mandates that students do thirty-five hours of useful volunteer work?"
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"Good afternoon, Ted. I'm your online presence."
"I didn't mind the moustache, Cosgrove, But we definitely have a 'No mustachio' policy."
"O.K., Pauline. What's the party line on me?"
"Just once I'd like to see us pass something on a voice vote."
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"You have to learn to relax, even though I'm creeping you out."
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"Don't give me that. My lawyers assure me there's a loophole in your menu's no-substitution clause big enough to drive a truck through. Now, either I get my creamed spinach instead of those fried onion rings or we'll continue this discussion in court."
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"Sounds a little like the 'party line' to me."
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