Quote of the Day

Elizabeth Dole:
Democrats have decided to play partisan politics with gas prices in a flailing attempt to distract from the growing economy.
Ho ho. Good one, Lizzy!

Via Joe in DC at AMERICAblog, who notes: "To Dole and the GOP, pointing out the pain being caused to American families by skyrocketing gas prices is partisan politics. Because to them, everything is politics. To American families, $3.00 a gallon (and rising fast) is a very harsh reality--that's something the GOP has really been missing."

It can probably be located in the same long-lost, sea-buried treasure chest as their social conscience, competence, and interest in accountability.

(AMERICAblog)

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