Our friends at the Media Research Center have issued their annual Notable Quotables awards for 2004. (The MRC deserves its own award for sifting through all the detritus just to give us the worst of the worst in a year's worth of reporting.) In the end, the Quote of the Year goes to CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather, who had this to say on March 31, when four American contractors were slaughtered in Falluja:
"What drives American civilians to risk death in Iraq? In this economy it may be, for some, the only job they can find."
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