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"But I won't bore you with the all too familiar story of a dictator's rise to absolute power,"
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"I think I can speak for an entire generation when I say I'm either in my thirties or in my forties."
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"Excellent, excellent. A ﬁne blend of truths, half-truths, and blatant falsehoods."
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"How about this? 'Old Bob Dole is a merry old soul.' "
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'"Great speech! Full of vitriol, but gleeful vitriol."
'The treasury decided to use bob geldof's speechwriter this year!'
"He has some ﬁnal words he wants to say, Nurse. Send in his speechwriters."
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"David writes all his own speeches."
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"Before I begin, I should warn you that in my quest for truth and my relentless war against corruption I will now and then split an infinitive and end an occasional sentence with a preposition."
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"I should now like to say something quotable."
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"I don't actually write his speeches - I just nuance them."
'Great speech! But let's cut your carefully reasoned conclusion and insert an uplifting sports metaphor.'
"Smart stuff, Chip, but wise up and dumb it down."
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"The main body of this Inaugural Address is great, but he wants a happier ending."
"Sorginson, this speech is the most blatant pack of lies ever written! Let's go with it!"
'Actually minister it doesn't really matter WHAT you say as long as you include a combination of the words 'choice', 'empowerment' and 'client focused'.'
"We were thinking, since your head speechwriter understands the issues better than you do, speaks better than you do, is smarter and better-looking than you.."
"Powerful speaker. Gives a platitude real attitude."
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'Sorry about the war and the economy and everything, folks ? I was misled by my speechwriters.'
"So then I thought...who needs speech writers when I can just recite all my old tweets!"
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'Sorry about the war and the economy and everything, folks -- I was misled by my speechwriters.'
"Great speech! Full of vitriol...but gleeful vitriol."
"I'm writing your speech. What do your constituents want to hear?"