DURST: What They Say/What They Mean

What They Say: NATO: The crash of the F-16 was caused by engine failure.What They Mean: That's what happens when anti aircraft artillery hits an engine; it fails.WTS: The State Department: We want to congratulate Jesse Jackson on the success of his mission and the safe return of the three POW's and his delegation.WTM: Obviously those smart bombs aren't as smart as we thought.WTS: Mirjana Markovic (Mrs. Slobodan Milosevic): There is no ethnic cleansing in Kosovo. We want peace.WTM: Actually we want... piece. A piece of Bosnia. A piece of Kosovo. A piece of Macedonia.WTS: Tom DeLay, R- Texas: Clinton should end this failed policy of bombing for diplomacy.WTM: And understand if he weren't bombing we'd be yelling at him for that too.WTS: The White House: Releasing the three hostages was just a cheap publicity stunt by Milosevic.WTM: A pretty effective publicity stunt which we got to try and negate somehow.WTS: Sen John McCain, R-Ariz.: The President should use all necessary force to win the conflict in Yugoslavia including a ground invasion.WTM: Oh by the way, did I mention I'm running for President?WTS: Jesse Jackson: I wasn't trying to embarrass the administration, I was just trying to help.WTM: Heh heh heh.Will Durst thinks Jesse Jackson is cool.

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