Soundbites, Dopey Quotes, Ditzy Observations And Downright Lies From The World Of Politics - Calendar 2005

Soundbites, Dopey Quotes, Ditzy Observations And Downright Lies From The World Of Politics - Calendar 2005

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Thomas Jefferson once said he'd "prefer the dreams of the future to the history of the past." However, he probably didn't envision a future where politicians would become better known for embarrassing public pronouncements than for landmark legislative measures. And he couldn't have expected a calendar that documented every humiliating tidbit. The Soundbites 2005 Calendar is a hilarious collection of verbal peccadilloes from political leaders from around the globe that will have you wondering how these people got elected in the first place. Don't look for "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself" or "ask not what your country can do for you" Instead, expect to learn about George Bush Sr.'s penchant for country music in times of war and James Traficant's rather unusual solution for shooing away invasive reporters. And what's to be deduced from these gaffes' Bill Clinton may not know what the definition of "is" is, and Marion Barry may not know how to just say "no," but we chose them to lead us into the 21st Century for one reason: They give us plenty to laugh about. Why else would you vote for a politician'show more

Product details

  • Calendar | 365 pages
  • 137.2 x 139.7 x 48.3mm | 294.84g
  • Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Kansas City, United States
  • English
  • 0740743147
  • 9780740743146