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"Half empty because of congressional inaction, and half full because of the tireless efforts of the President."
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"My leaving Wilkins & Jennings was perfectly amicable. They felt that I should be fired, and I agreed."
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'They presented us with an ironclad contract that we were able to totally reinterpret.'
For years he had spent every free moment working on his perpetual motion machine. So far, he was up to 18 seconds.
"Who wants to hear a funny story about the third quarter?"
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'...How can I trust you to handle multimillion-dollar accounts if you can't even spin a basketball on your fingertip?'
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Congressman Blowviatt demands no more sex in the Oval Office
"Wait, those weren't lies. That was spin!"
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'This will make the consumers think differently about our bacteria problem,'
"What are we going to do about those air pollution complaints?"
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"My fellow Americans, we are one nation, a strong nation, a nation united by the common belief that Congress is garbage."
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'He puts a positive spin on everything.'
"We're still the same, great company we've always been, only we've ceased to exist."
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'Purchasing this device will help us to raise the capital to develop a really useful device.'
"Young people today need heroes - that's why I hired a P.R. firm."
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As the Dryer Spins
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"Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit about fifteen per cent of the earth, a hundred-per-cent increase over what they have today."
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"It wasn't a lie, Senator, it was a larger truth."
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'Is the 'living happily ever after' part just spin?'
'Your investments aren't under performing, they're just appreciation challenged.'
Spin - the early years
Progressive Media Outlets and The Right.
"How was your day?"
"Always 'billionaire playboy.' Never 'billionaire genius.'"
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"Our private sector colleagues aren't keen on any association with 'death' so we'll be referring to patients choosing an 'alternative non-living lifestyle option' in future!"