18 Total Quotes

Lanny Davis Quotes

He cannot erase the fact that he put his privacy rights ahead of the need to find that young woman.
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#Privacy

The problem with energy taxes is that the poor and middle class subsidize the wealthy, and environmentalists tend to forget that.
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#Class

This is not about the hunting incident, it's not about a day's delay in getting out news of the shooting, it's about Dick Cheney. It's dangerous to our system of government when you have a vice president with so much power and so little accountability.
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#Delay

There are limits when free speech becomes bigotry. We are trying to set limits while still protecting free speech.
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#Bigotry

The hypocrisy on the Republican side is just as blatant, ... Everybody should just admit it: Substance matters. It's not just the résumé.
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#Hypocrisy

The hypocrisy on the Republican side is just as blatant. Everybody should just admit it: Substance matters. It's not just the résumé.
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#Hypocrisy

In this presumption-of-guilt culture, which is what has come about in Washington in the last 10 or 15 years, there must be a sense of anger there and an inability to manage the facts.
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#Culture

Duncan is not only hurting himself in Baltimore, where people are just getting to know him, but also in Montgomery County, where people don't like negative politics, ... I think it's very risky.
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#People

Other people are welcome here who aren't supporters. [Clinton] speaks on the issues inside the White House the same way he does outside the White House.
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#People

When you are under siege and you have to react to every day's crises and the media are in a feeding frenzy, it is hard to stay on message, let alone in control of your message,
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#Media

When problems reach a critical mass, as they have in this White House, a feeling of futility and a total lack of control sets in.
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#Problems

They cannot control this story,
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#Control

Many lawyers are, media-wise, brain-dead. Bob gets how to be a lawyer and communicate effectively. Lawyers cannot operate just by no-commenting anymore.
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#Media

Tell it early, tell it all and tell it yourself. The rules are the same whether you're a president, a corporate CEO or a baseball player.
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#Rules

If he had asked for the ship's speed, we would have given it to him in 10 seconds. The information he provided to The Courant is either a result of his attorneys not sharing information they had with him, or he flat-out said something he knew not to be true. Maybe in the future he should be in better communications with the lawyers.
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#Information

It's a self-created nightmare. Cheney took a non-story, or a minor story, and created a huge negative story because of his stubbornness and his arrogance.
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#Self

The hypocrisy on the Republican side is just as blatant, ... Everybody should just admit it: Substance matters. It's not just the rŽsumŽ.
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#Hypocrisy

The hypocrisy on the Republican side is just as blatant. Everybody should just admit it: Substance matters. It's not just the rŽsumŽ.
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#Hypocrisy