''I'm the commander — see, I don't need to explain — I do not need to explain why I say things. That's the interesting thing about being president.''
—President George W. Bush, as quoted in Bob Woodward's Bush at War
''See, in my line of work you got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda.''
—President George W. Bush, Greece, N.Y., May 24, 2005
''You work three jobs? … Uniquely American, isn't it? I mean, that is fantastic that you're doing that.''
—President George W. Bush, to a divorced mother of three, Omaha, Nebraska, Feb. 4, 2005