Dealing with a Former President Telling 'Bald-Faced Lies'

Here are the quotes of the day:

"We are in a race against the clock in extremely difficult weather conditions and in a zone where depths reach up to 7,000 meters (22,966 feet)." French Prime Minister Francois Fillon, on the effort to retrieve black boxes and other clues from the wreckage of Air France flight 447

“More than any other president in a generation, Obama enjoys a reservoir of goodwill in the region...(But) there is another reality, from hardscrabble quarters of Beirut and Cairo to war-wrecked neighborhoods of Baghdad, where distrust of the United States runs so deep that almost anything it pronounces, however eloquent, lacks credibility, imposing a burden on Obama to deliver something far. more than the unfulfilled pledges of Bush's speeches.” - Anthony Shadid, The Washington Post

“Dear Timmy, we are happy to be able to pay back the $25 billion you lent us. We hope you enjoyed the experience as much as we did.” - JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon, reading a mock letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, at a New York University conference on international investment

“We had to figure out how to deal with a former president who was just lying, engaging in bald-faced lies.” - Barack Obama, quoted in the new Richard Wolffe book "Renegade: The Making of a President", referring to former President Bill Clinton's statements on the campaign trail

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