If Barack Obama wins the election, the party’s at my house.
If Mitt Romney wins the election, the party’s at my house in Toronto.
If hard work were a guarantee of success, trust me, this nation would be run by a bunch of Mexican guys with leafblowers. So congratulations, Paul Ryan—blue eyed grandson of the U.S. attorney and heir to Ryan Incorporated. You made it against no odds. You somehow came out on top, even though the deck was stacked for you.
If properly done, affirmative action can help us come together, go forward and grow together. It is in our moral, legal and practical interest to see that every person can make the most of his life. In the fight for the future, we need all hands on deck and some of those hands still need a helping hand.
from President Bill Clinton’s July 19, 1995, speech on affirmative action
Terry Gross reassigned to Wine Fancy!
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