Some people have a way with words, and some people are Missouri Sen. Kit Bond. At a hearing on the president's foreign aid budget this morning, Bond explained the importance of the Senate Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs this way: "Even though I spend a very large part of my time working on military defense matters and intelligence matters, I believe this committee is extremely important. Because the old saw that in a battle against ideology it's 20 percent kinetic and 80 percent economic development ideological."
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Some people have a way with words, and then there's Missouri Sen. Kit Bond.
March 30, 2007 6:56PM (UTC)
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