Perspectives: Quotes From the News

"Can you see any vacancies? The door is closed."
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, 83, saying he won't resign despite an economic crisis that has triggered nearly 1,600 percent inflation

"John said some nasty things about me the other day, and then the next time he saw me, ran over to me and apologized. Maybe he'll apologize to Rumsfeld."
Vice President Dick Cheney, responding to Sen. John McCain's comments on the Bush administration's handling of the Iraq war

"It felt real good to kick Bush. He really deserves more than a kick."
New Yorker Casmirr Sharp, after booting performance artist Mark McGowan, who spent 72 hours crawling around Manhattan wearing a rubber George Bush mask and a sign on his rear reading KICK MY ASS

"I don't think this was a waste of public money. I think it is marvelous that the government is prepared to think outside the box. And this is as outside the box as it gets."
Former head of the U.K. Ministry of Defense UFO research program Nick Pope, on the release of documents showing that the British government recruited psychics to try to find Osama bin Laden in 2002

Quotation sources: ABC News, New York Times, BBC, Reuters, Daily Mail