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Sunday, April 25, 2004

Who said it?

Powerful words:

So, I understand your question. But, again, the purpose of a free press in Iraq is to ask responsible questions as opposed to be asking literate questions and well thought out questions. And perhaps if you want to ask that question again in that matter, I'd be glad to answer it.

Answer.

Other transcript resources:

The transcript that contains the quote isn't up on the other resources yet. Unfortunately, the CNN transcriptionist may have erred. Or, I could be wrong. I'll check the others tomorrow.

EDIT to correct the quote which actually reads:

So, I understand your question, and -- but again, the purpose of a free press in Iraq is to ask responsible questions. They're supposed to be asking literate questions, and well thought out questions. And perhaps if you want to ask that question again in that manner, I'd be glad to answer it.

Source.

Posted by Marie at April 25, 2004 3:31 PM