Remember the words of Chairman Mao: 'It's always darkest before it's totally black.'.
Our political differences, now matter how sharply they are debated, are really quite narrow in comparison to the remarkably durable national consensus on our founding convictions.
I am a Republican. I'm loyal to the party of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. And I believe that my party, in some ways, has strayed from those principles, particularly on the issue of fiscal discipline.
I think I am becoming incapable of being too surprised. But it just makes me sad and sick.
Only the most deluded of us could doubt the necessity of this war.
We cannot forever hide the truth about ourselves, from ourselves.
War is wretched beyond description, and only a fool or a fraud could sentimentalize its cruel reality.
Do not yield. Do not flinch. Stand up. Stand up with our President and fight. We're Americans. We're Americans, and we'll never surrender. They will.
Because the people of New Hampshire take their responsibilities as citizens of the Republic seriously, they keep it interesting for candidates who, believe it or not, can get a little tired of the mannered, predictable, and unimaginative qualities that typically afflict modern political campaigns.