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Current Quotes from the 1992 Presidential Campaign

October 7, 1992

Undated (AP) _ ″No matter who wins this election, there are no easy answers or quick fixes.″ - Bruce Buchanan, a University of Texas political scientist.

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″A president doesn’t turn the economy around on a dime. The experience of Franklin Roosevelt in 1933 is a good example. There was a 100-day phenomenon that altered the nature of government. But the Depression didn’t end in 1933. ... It really didn’t end until the war.″ - Norman Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute.

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″We are in deep voodoo folks, right here.″ - Ross Perot, mocking President Bush’s 1980 campaign criticism of Ronald Reagan’s proposals as ″voodoo economics.″

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″I think going on the bus tour to Florida is more mainstream than going on ‘Meet the Press’ or ’Face the Nation. I just don’t let you guys filter me to the voters any more.″ - Bill Clinton responding to an assertion by Phil Donahue that he was dodging the press.

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″That I had somehow tried to have it both ways on the Vietnam War, that’s a load of bull. You are wrong to ignore my entire public life, which you and a lot of other people have done, and to make up your own characterization on this so that you can once again divert people from discussion of the things that will affect their lives.″ - Bill Clinton to Phil Donahue.

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″This is an effort to embarrass President Bush 30 days before the election.″ - Senate Republican Leader Robert Dole, on the first congressional override of a bill during President Bush’s presidency.

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″I’m disgusted that I’m being used in an ad for the Clinton campaign.″ Lori Huntoon, of West Allis, Wis., who appeared in a Clinton ad without her knowledge.

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″We won’t have Ken and Barbie images up there (at the debates) as you get with the Democrats, or Indiana Fitzwater running around in his hat. You won’t see that kind of stuff.″ - Orson Swindle, Ross Perot’s national volunteer coordinator, referring to Bill and Hillary Clinton and the safari hat of President Bush’s spokesman, Marlin Fitzwater.

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