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What people are saying?
John Dullea This is not a time for off hand remarks or sound bites, lives are in the balance. Good to have a president with an ego under control that isn’t in love with the sound of his own voice.
Doug Bright He only says what he’s instructed to say. But it’s now day four of when the Jake Sullivan invasion was expected and the only causality has been the truth. So thanks for that. I think.