DOBBS: Wait a minute. Senator, you can't say that. Congressman Tom DeLay says that this is the most efficient government he can imagine, that there's no fat in this government.
COBURN: Well, I talked with him today about that quote and that was not his quote. And you know ...
DOBBS: Whose was it? Whose was it, Senator?
COBURN: I'm worried -- I'm very -- well, I think -- it might have been manufactured. I'm not sure. The fact is, is we -- I know of $100 billion in cuts that we could make tomorrow that nobody would feel. Nobody would feel.
Where was that phantom quote printed? The Moonie-controlled Washington Times.
If you'd like your own dose of hurricane relief, check out Jack Cafferty on Wolf "they're so black" Blitzer's show.
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Cafferty: ...The public is not going to buy any of this stuff that comes out of Washington. They're not going to believe anything that comes out of these partisan reports or stuff that was done from within the White House. It just isn't going to wash. The game is up with John Q Public. They're not buying this stuff anymore!"Cafferty has rapidly become a darling of progressive blogs for his outspokenness on Katrina and the government's miserable response. I also suspect that Crooks and Liars has tweaked their links so that they don't work from external sites. So if those hyperlinks don't work, follow the link in the title.