By Ted Rueter
Ted Rueter panders to Democratic get together strains by way of gathering 370 oratorical guffaws credited to renowned politicians. labeled in alphabetical order and awarded by way of topic subject, the quips include:
Forgiveness: "In the Bible it says they requested Jesus what percentage occasions we should always forgive, and he acknowledged seventy instances seven. good, i need you to understand that I'm holding a chart." --Hillary Rodham Clinton
Me: "I am Al Gore, and that i was once the following president of the U.S. of America." --Al Gore
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