Vice President mentioned Nigeria is a fledgling democracy. We have to work with Nigeria. That's an important continent.
-- Presidential debate, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Oct. 11, 2000
Keep good relations with the Grecians.
-- Quoted in the Economist, June 12, 1999
DUBYA: Because the picture on the newspaper. It just seems so un-American to me, the picture of the guy storming the house with a scared little boy there. I talked to my little brother, Jeb--I haven't told this to many people. But he's the governor of--I shouldn't call him my little brother--my brother, Jeb, the great governor of Texas.
JIM LEHRER: Florida.
DUBYA: Florida. The state of the Florida.
-- The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer, PBS, April 27, 2000
I'd like to go down to South America. There is a complicating factor there. The Mexican presidential election is taking place, and I certainly don't want to get involved in that.
-- If Dubya took a trip to South America, at best he'd fly past Mexico -- in North America -- to get there, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Mar. 19, 2000
That's just tooooo much ...