Quotes - Repeat Offender (Ted Kennedy)
"In my line of work you gotta keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kinda catapult the propaganda." - Dubya, May 24, 2005

Ted Kennedy
This repeat offense features Dubya postulating on the disbelief Texans, particularly the people at the Crawford Coffee Shop, would express for saying good things about Senator Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy of Massachusetts. Thanks go out to Lisa K. for compiling this collection of repeat offenses for me.

  1. And a lot of my friends in Midland, Texas are going to be amazed when I stand up and say nice things about Ted Kennedy. (Jan. 5, 2002)
  2. And of course, some of the folks in Crawford Coffee Shop will be amazed to hear me say that I like Ted Kennedy. (Jan. 8, 2002)
  3. And then, of course, there's Senator Edward Kennedy. And the folks at the Crawford Coffee Shop would be somewhat shocked when I told them I actually like the fellow. (Jan. 8, 2002)
  4. Thank you all very much. You know, I told the folks at the Coffee Shop in Crawford, Texas, that Ted Kennedy was all right. They nearly fell out. (Jan. 8, 2002)
  5. First of all, I know the folks in Crawford, Texas won't believe this, but Ted Kennedy is an able, good man. (Jan. 9, 2002)
  6. I jested with Ted Kennedy when I told him that the folks at the coffee shop in Crawford, Texas will be amazed when they see me standing up there saying nice things about him. (Jan. 9, 2002)
  7. I stood up in front of the American people there on this trip and I said, you all may not believe this certainly the people in the Crawford, Texas coffee shop may not believe it when I say it but Ted Kennedy did a fine job on this bill. (Jan. 14, 2002)
  8. And one of my traveling mates was Ted Kennedy, the Senator from Massachusetts. I've said good things about him. He nearly fell out. So did the boys at the Crawford Coffee Shop. (Jan. 15, 2002)
  9. I had the honor of signing a very good piece of education legislation, sponsored by, of all people, in the Senate, Ted Kennedy. Now, look, I traveled the country saying the guy is not a bad guy. I think I put him in shock. I know I put the people in Crawford, Texas coffee shop in shock. (Jan. 22, 2002)
  10. I even had nice things to say about my friend, Ted Kennedy. I know the folks at the Crawford coffee shop couldn't believe I'd say such a thing but our work on this bill shows what is possible if we set aside posturing and focus on results. (Jan. 29, 2002)
  11. Now, I understand in North Carolina and in parts of Texas they may not understand a good conservative Republican like me saying nice things about liberal Ted Kennedy. (Jan. 30, 2002)
  12. We passed a great education bill. As I used to tease people, I said it came as a complete shock to people in Crawford, Texas, that I would say that Ted Kennedy did a great job on a bill, but he did. (Feb. 25, 2002)
  13. It probably shocked you I know it shocked the folks in Crawford, Texas that I actually said kind things about Ted Kennedy. (Mar. 5, 2002)
  14. I was and I must confess, it did confuse some of the folks at the Crawford, Texas coffee shop, when I was traveling around the country with Theodore Kennedy, Ted Kennedy, thanking him for working on this bill. But we put it all aside, all the typical Washington, D.C. bickering and name-calling, and decided to do something right for the children, and passed a great piece of education reform. (May 13, 2002)
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