Dueling Dubyas

Dueling Dubyas

Dueling Dubyas

Gossip, speculation, and scuttlebutt about politics.
Oct. 19 2000 5:35 PM

Dueling Dubyas

"I don't want to use food as a diplomatic weapon from this point forward. We shouldn't be using food. It hurts the farmers. It's not the right thing to do."
--George W. Bush at the Oct. 17 presidential debate

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" 'Governor Bush opposes changing the sanctions against Cuba until Fidel Castro or the Cuban government allow free elections, free speech and freedom for political prisoners,' said Ray Sullivan, a spokesman for Mr. Bush."
--"Senate Approves Easing Sanctions On Food To Cuba,"
New York Times, Oct. 19

"One thing about insurance, that's a Washington term."
--George W. Bush at the Oct. 17 presidential debate

"Arguing that he would be the better steward of prosperity, Mr. Bush said there were warning signs of a recession on the horizon. He called his proposed $1.3 trillion tax cut an 'insurance policy against an economic slowdown.'"
--"Bush Says Gore's Election Would Endanger Prosperity," New York Times, Oct. 19