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The serious and the delirious

Posted by ESC on January 11, 2011 at 18:09

"Looking back last spring on the 15th anniversary of the (Oklahoma City) bombings, (former President Bill) Clinton offered useful perspective. 'The words we use really do matter,' he said. 'There’s this vast echo chamber, and they go across space and they fall on the serious and the delirious alike.'”

From "Gabrielle Giffords' Shooting: The Impact on Obama's Presidency" by Jonathan Alter, The Daily Beast, 10 Jan 2010. http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2011-01-10/gabrielle-giffords-shooting-the-impact-on-obamas-presidency/