On the election
"The right-left contest, no, the battle, in this country and in this election is deadly, deadly serious. Pout over Bush falling short of Caesar's-wife-purity on some ideological issue or another if you must, but shame if you fail to see what that self-centered pique will mean in the real world."
On the war on terrorism
We have ONE option if survival is our goal. ONE. Just ONE.
And we have no time to ponder it.