Quotable & Notable
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Issue Date:  January 25, 2008

Quotable & Notable

“We need God to be involved in this upcoming election. ... I believe this year will determine the future of our nation.”

-- Shirley Dobson, chair of the National Day of Prayer Task Force, who is leading a Pray for Election Day campaign

“Most Americans don’t believe they have THE truth; but they like to think they have SOME truth. Most don’t buy into the views that are now ... controlling the airwaves.”

-- Rabbi Irwin Kula of the Center for Learning and Leadership, a Jewish think tank, who says American public life is dominated by the clamor of extremists and culture warriors on the left and right

“I’m not coming here to ask for your vote. ... I’m asking for your prayers.”

-- Presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani, speaking at Sunday services at El Rey Jesus Church in Miami

“Over two days the president was actually retracing, mile by mile, the course of his Savior’s life (though he was doing it by Marine helicopter).”

-- Newsweek correspondent Michael Hirsh on President Bush’s mid-January visit to Israel and Palestine

National Catholic Reporter, January 25, 2008

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