According to Howard Fineman
, this phrase was said by
in a September 13th
New York Senators
and Hillary Clinton
Senators John Warner
and George Allen
The full quote, refering to retaliation
September 11, 2001 hijackings
When I take action,
I'm not going to fire a
$2 million missile at a $10 empty
tent and hit a camel in the butt. It's going to be decisive.
I've changed my thinking about moving to Texas
completely. I could put up with almost anything
to hear these gems more often.
the Urban Legends Reference Page at
www.snopes2.com, or the 24 September 2001 issue of
Newsweek if you don't
I created this node, instead of adding it as a write-up in George W. Bush - Quotations or
Bushisms, because of the enormity of the softlinking potential. So sue me.
Fineman's article was at http://www.msnbc.com/news/629589.asp .
Now you'll just have to check your public library.