Quotes in the news

Wednesday, January 28, 2004

"What you see now are the various Democratic candidates kind of groping for a religious strategy. For some of them, it doesn't come naturally." -- Political scientist James Guth of Furman University on the presidential hopefuls trying to make the point with voters that they -- like President Bush -- believe in God.

"I am flabbergasted. I am astonished. I am blown away. Opportunity has touched down in an alien and bizarre landscape. I still don't know what we're looking at." -- Scientist Steven Squyres describing his reaction to the first pictures of Mars transmitted from NASA's rover Opportunity, which landed on the Red Plant over the weekend.

"I don't think they exist." -- Outgoing arms inspector David Kay explaining why he didn't find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.

-- The Associated Press

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