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'I'd love to give them my two cents' worth, but they won't listen for less than $10,000.'
"We've received many letters from your constituents urging you to stay right where you are."
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"Senator, the American people, whom you often mention in your speeches, would like a word with you."
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"Wow--I've never met a Cabinet Secretary before."
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'Answer these constituents letters. Tell them to go to hell in a nice way.'
"And when I say 'The American People', I am of course referring to the handful of supporters assembled behind me."
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"Lionel will be watching the new Administration very closely."
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First Politician On The Moon.
"As soon as I get back to Washington, I'm going to introduce legislation to help folks like you, who've fallen through the cracks."
'The human politicians like us because we can take the abuse from their constituents at town halls, but I think my hearing sensors are burned out from all the screaming.'
"Writing to your MP is a great idea, but you may want to reconsider starting by call him a **** piece of ****!"
"Our new MP promised a new politics, no more sleaze...a focus on local issues, on local needs. He said he wanted to be an old fashioned constituency MP."
"When my distinguished colleague refers to the will of the 'people,' does he mean his 'people,' or my 'people'?"
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"The long and short of it, Fred, is that you've gotten too far ahead of your constituency."
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'The idea that funding cuts are based upon postcodes is ridiculous.'
Listening to the Population
"One of our core constituents is advocating a change of venue for the Inaugural Address to Atlantic City."
'You can rest assured your letter of outrage will be vigorously debated by decision makers at the highest level.'
"My MP says I see my GP too often." . . . "My GP says I listen to my MO too often."
"Congressman, your constituents are here for the town hall meeting and they look pretty angry."
"Backlash on line one. Blowback on line two."
"That group of constituents I'm meeting...are they feedback or blow back?"
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'Remember, you can't please everyone in this world...especially when you're pandering to your base.'
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Politician has been tarred and feathered by his angry constituents.
'I'm your MP! I realize tax payers pay my salary, and I'd like an advance!'