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William Safire
(1929-2009) born on
Dec 17
US journalist, author. He is a political columnist for the "NY Times," 1973-; speech writer for Richard Nixon; won Pulitzer, 1978.
         
   
F
No one flower can ever symbolize this nation. America is a bouquet.

R
Never assume the obvious is true.
A
Decide on some imperfect Somebody and you will win, because the truest truism in politics is: You can't beat Somebody with Nobody.
N
The CEO era gave rise to the CFO (not certified flying object, as you might imagine, but chief financial officer) and, most recently, the CIO, chief investment officer, a nice boost for the bookkeeper you can't afford to give a raise . . .
K
The first ladyship is the only federal office in which the holder can neither be fired nor impeached.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On Congressional designation of the rose as the official US flower, In NY "Times," 25 Sep 86
R: "Sleeper Spy."
A: "The Perfect Candidate" in NY "Times," 16 Apr 87
N: "Hail to the CEO" NY "Times," 28 Sep 86
K: In NY "Times," 2 Mar 87
   


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