“Physically, he resembles him a little bit, at least a slight resemblance, the shape of his face, the brown hair. Journalistically, he's kind of followed in Jennings' footsteps, as far as he's done a lot of foreign reporting. He was embedded with the Marines in Iraq. Bosnia, Afghanistan. Pakistan. ... He's not a lightweight.”
“It seems to me that after this last flight, NASA's painted themselves into a corner on the shuttle. They don't want to fly it if it's manifestly unsafe, but they also don't want to spend a lot of money trying to fix something that they're only going to use a few more times.”
“GNU, n. An animal of South Africa, which in its domesticated state resembles a horse, a buffalo and a stag. In its wild condition it is something like a thunderbolt, an earthquake and a cyclone.
A hunter from Kew caught a distant view Of a peacefully meditative gnu, And he said: "I'll pursue, and my hands imbrue In its blood at a closer interview." But that beast did ensue and the hunter it threw O'er the top of a palm that adjacent grew; And he said as he flew: "It is well I withdrew Ere, losing my temper, I wickedly slew That really meritorious gnu." --Jarn Leffer”