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At Monday night’s contentious Democratic presidential debate in South Carolina, Hillary Clinton accused Barack Obama of saying that he “really liked the ideas of the Republicans over the last 10 to 15 years.”
“We can give you the exact quote,” Clinton said.
As it turns out, so can we. Here’s what Obama told the editorial board of the Reno Gazette-Journal on Jan. 14:
“I think we’re in one of those times right now where people feel like things as they are going aren’t working, that we’re bogged down in the same arguments we’ve been having, and they’re not useful. The Republican approach, I think, has played itself out. I mean, I think it’s fair to say that the Republicans were the party of ideas for a pretty long chunk of time there for the last 10-15 years, in the sense that they were challenging conventional wisdom. Now, you’ve heard it all before. You look at the economic policies when they’re being debated among the [GOP] presidential candidates, it’s all tax cuts. You know, we’ve done that. We’ve tried it. That’s not really going to solve our energy problems, for example.”
During Monday night’s debate, Obama noted that he hadn’t said that the Republicans’ ideas were “good ones.” Clinton’s response: “Well, you can read the context of it … It certainly came across in the way that it was presented, as though the Republicans had been standing up against the conventional wisdom with their ideas. I’m just reacting to the fact, yes, they did have ideas, and they were bad ideas.”
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World's best pie apple. Essential for Tarte Tatin. Has five prominent ribs.
So pretty. So early. So ephemeral. Tastes like strawberry candy (slightly).
My personal fave. Ultra-crisp. Graham cracker flavor. Should be famous. Isn't.
High flavored with notes of blood orange and allspice. Very rare.
Jefferson's favorite. The best all-purpose American apple.
New Hampshire's native son has a grizzled appearance and a strangely addictive curry flavor. Very, very rare.
Makes the best hard cider in America. Soon to be famous.
Freak seedling found in an Oregon field in the '60s has pink flesh and a fragrant strawberry snap. Makes a killer rose cider.
Ben Franklin's favorite. Queen Victoria's favorite. Only apple native to NYC.
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