HENRY: You know, going back to September 2001, the president said, dead or alive, we're going to get [Osama bin Laden]. Still don't have him. I know you are saying there's successes on the war on terror, and there have been. That's a failure.Wow. Cool! I need to start using language that way. My Nobel Prize in Physics is a success that hasn't occurred yet.
TOWNSEND: Well, I'm not sure -- it's a success that hasn't occurred yet. I don't know that I view that as a failure.
Friday, December 29, 2006
Great rhetorical device
From an exchange between CNN's Whitehouse correspondent and a Frances Townsend, the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism:
Posted by Douglas Natelson at 11:28 AM