Media

Quotes

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"The biggest threat to conservatism today is not Peter's brand of liberalism but Nick's version of libertarianism."?

National Review Editor at Large Jonah Goldberg at a July 25 Arsalyn Program conference on "Navigating the Media Maze," referring to co-panelists Peter Beinart, editor of The New Republic, and Nick Gillespie, editor-in-chief of Reason

"People say, 'Why'd you come here? This is a Republican state,' but they're wrong. This is a libertarian area. We're going to win on a Western platform next time."?

–Howard Dean, quoted in the Idaho State Journal, July 16

"Journalists are not entitled to promise confidentiality –no one in America is."?

–Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald, in a brief filed in the Valerie Plame identity leak case, as quoted in The International Herald Tribune, July 6

"For God's sake, please just stop."?

–Kenyan economist James Shikwati, referring to promised increases in development aid to Africa, quoted in Der Spiegel, July 4

"People say I'm a libertarian. I don't really know what that means."?

–Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, quoted in The New York Times, June 27