” Bush can talk about 100,000 people wanting to go work in the police or in the army. It’s because there’s nothing else for them to do. They’re willing to stand in line to get bombed because they want to take care of their family. “


” It doesn’t matter that Bush scares the hell out of me. What matters is that he scares the hell out of a lot of very important people in Washington who can’t speak out, in the military, in the intelligence community. “


” I say to people, ‘Do you have any idea how hard it is to do that, to write 7,000 words in 10 hours or 12 hours for the front page of the ‘New York Times’ and to know that they trust you so much that that it’s going to lead the paper?’ It’s hard. I mean, it’s a feat. “


” I wrote a lot about Cheney in ‘The New Yorker,’ but I wrote very little of what I know. The only time I ever mentioned what he ever said at a meeting was when there were many people there who were not insiders, you know, other people not in the government, so my sources would be protected. “


” Tracking down people who did not want to be found was vital to what I did for a living, and I was good at it. “


” Using words to make other people less big made me feel bigger, though the psychological dimension to that… well, I don’t want to explore it. “



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