presidency quotes

Well, let me just say - I mean, I'm not a person who's going to vote for any of the potential Republican nominees for the presidency of the United States.Gloria Allred

As with almost every significant aspect of the Bush presidency, its handling of 9/11 was a catastrophe from start to finish.Eric Alterman

Certainly there are worse sins than doing everything possible to make your presidency matter.Eric Alterman

Few progressives would take issue with the argument that, significant accomplishments notwithstanding, the Obama presidency has been a big disappointment.Eric Alterman

The consequences of President Johnson's campaign of deliberate deception regarding Vietnam could hardly have been more catastrophic for the nation, the military, the president, his party, and the presidency itself.Eric Alterman

When you are running for the presidency of the United States, you have to expect that you are going to have attacks by all sides.Michele Bachmann

I want my candidacy for the presidency of the United States to stand for a moment when we the people, stand once again for the independence from a government that has gotten too big and spends too much and has taken away too much of our liberties.Michele Bachmann

Again, President Reagan was sort of an amiable presence out at the ranch by the last 6 months of his presidency. He had no effect on national policy at all.Paul Begala

The book shows Clinton in the presidency as a profile in growth.Sidney Blumenthal

There has been so much power concentrated. There is no leash on that power anymore and Americans face the situation that this power is getting momentum with each passing year with each presidency.James Bovard

Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office.David Broder

Sarah Palin may have chosen to not answer the call for the presidency, but make no mistake, the principles that garnered her the unique support she enjoyed continue to inform and drive the base that lifted her.Tammy Bruce

As to the presidency, the two happiest days of my life were those of my entrance upon the office and my surrender of it.Martin Van Buren

I just didn't want to get out there anymore; I didn't want to get back into what I call 'the swamp.' And the other reason why is I don't think it's good for the presidency for a former president to be opining about his successor. President Obama's got plenty of critics - and I'm just not gonna be one.George W. Bush

So, for example, a country was into recession right after I was sworn in, a dot-com bust had taken place. Then the attacks of September the 11th, and then of course the great financial meltdown in the -the fundamental question facing any presidency is how do you deal with the hand you're dealt?George W. Bush

Every president has to live with the result of what Lyndon Johnson did with Vietnam, when he lost the trust of the American people in the presidency.Robert Caro

There used to be this feeling under Eisenhower and Kennedy and Roosevelt and Truman that government was a solution. Trust in the presidency fell precipitously under Johnson - real lows. And it's never come back. It's a trend that, if you're liberal, is really discouraging.Robert Caro

In the scheme of our national government, the presidency is preeminently the people's office.Grover Cleveland

There's always been that theory that if a candidate can't run a decent campaign, he probably can't run a decent presidency. That might be true, although sadly I must admit that running a brilliant campaign does not translate into running a brilliant White House.Gail Collins

I read the book with interest, but when Jackson was a candidate in 1828 for the Presidency, I opposed him and voted for Adams. I favored a protective tariff.Ezra Cornell