August 18, 2013

Who said it?

1. “That was just a grab bag of misinformation and distortion coming from [Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)]. . . . He said there’s billions of phone calls being collected. It is not really true. But assume he is being right for once. Billions of phone calls being collected, you juxtapose that with 2,800 violations which were self-reported by the NSA, which do not violate anyone’s rights. You are talking about 1,900 of them being foreigners. And when they came to the U.S. because the foreign mobile phone, it wasn’t immediately transferred over the way it was supposed to be. No Americans’ rights were violated with that.”

(J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press)
(J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press)

2. “We have no credibility.”

3. “With the recent violent crackdown I do not see how we can continue aid.”

4. “What we’re doing – and what we’re trying to do — is save lives. Things are going right here in New York. And this decision certainly has the potential of overturning it.”

5. “I as a strategist am fairly floored that [Hillary Clinton] has decided to enter the public fray so quickly. She could do the foundation work, she could do issue work, she could build the campaign, she could develop a message without having to be so far out front there.”

Answers are: 1. Here, 2. here, 3. here, 4.here and 5. here.