The Best of Notable Quotables; December 24, 1990
Table of Contents:
- Executive Summary
- Iron Curtain Award
- Tax Fairness Award
- Gas Lines Award
- Damn Conservatives
- Ecological Panic
- Good Morning Morons
- Most Honest Confession
- Gorebasm Award
- Thurgood Marshall Award
- Tax Advocacy Award
- Media Hero Abroad
- Media Hero At Home
- Dewey Defeats Truman
- Reagan Legacy
- Domestic Affairs
- Joe Isuzu Award
- Gennadi Gerasimov
- Foreign Affairs
- Silliest Analysis
- Quote of the Year
Which Way Is It? Domestic Affairs
"When inflation is taken into account, it adds up to a cut in defense spending, and thatâ€™s the first time in a long time that has happened."
-- Bob Schieffer on the January 27 CBS Evening News.
"Itâ€™s easily overlooked, but the fact is, that in real terms, the defense budget has been going down every year since 1985. "
-- CBS News Pentagon
correspondent David Martin on Nightwatch, January 31.
"If thereâ€™s anything that we heard out there at the polls today, it was the sound of Reaganomics crashing all around us. If thereâ€™s anything left of Reaganâ€™s trickle-down theory, Dan, it seems to be anxiety which seems to be trickling down through just about every segment of our society."
-- Ed Bradley during CBS News election night coverage, November 6.
"We have a lot of turnovers where Republican Governors raised taxes and they have been turned out."
-- Lesley Stahl, also during CBS election
â€śSpending and income rose slightly in Aug.â€ť
-- Philadelphia Inquirer, September 27
â€śSpending, Income, Orders Fallâ€ť
-- Washington Post, same day