"We're still the same, great company we've always been, only we've ceased to exist."
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"Wait, those weren't lies. That was spin!"
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"Well, if you buy the stuff the public-relations people put out, I'm Edward the Great."
"He has some ﬁnal words he wants to say, Nurse. Send in his speechwriters."
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"Young people today need heroes - that's why I hired a P.R. firm."
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The American Way
"I'm not spinning - I'm contextualizing."
Awaiting a Call from the New Administration
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"Is there a spin doctor in the house?"
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"Let's change 'brink of chaos' to 'Everything is wonderful.'"
"You're allowed to keep collecting the teeth, but we're going to call you a fairy to make it sound less terrifying."
"And today in Washington a top Administration apologist issued an apology."
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"More bad news!"
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"It turned out that everything he poured out to me that night on the bridge was spin."
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"Hey! Why don't we just say we have ninety-one percent full employment?"
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"They were good people, but they were wrong."
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'In Rather Than Out' and 'Out Rather Than In'
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"All too human is fine- unless, of course, it's all too often."
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"Excellent, excellent. A ﬁne blend of truths, half-truths, and blatant falsehoods."
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Possible Press Secretary Replacements
"Ah, but wait till he's reëlected! Then you'll see principles."
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"These days we try not to focus on 'facts'."
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"I just spoon-fed the media a pound of really old salmon."
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"I want each of you on the way home tonight to stop, look up, ponder the heavens, and consider how insignificant our second-quarter loss really is."
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"It wasn't a lie, Senator, it was a larger truth."
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