SHOT . . .
“The questionnaire that she filled out is an important questionnaire, and obviously they will address the questions that the senators have in the questionnaire — or as a result of the answers to the questions in the questionnaire” — Bush, at today’s presser (WhiteHouse.gov, 10/20/05).
. . CHASER
“At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it” — Principal (“Billy Madison,” 1995).
Shot & Chaser courtesy an anonyous Last Call! [National Journal] reader.
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