ANTONIN SCALIA, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, in a 21-page memorandum declaring that he will not recuse himself from a case before the court regarding Vice President Dick Cheney's energy task force, despite his friendship with Cheney
"This is an unfair election with a lot of question marks."
LIEN CHAN, losing candidate in Taiwan's presidential election, declaring that the result should be invalidated and the ballots recounted
"I can't imagine why this election is unfair. Failure is just another chance to grow up."
ANNETTE LU, Taiwan's Vice President and running mate of President Chen Shui-bian, rejecting the opposition's call for a recount
"At least this much is clear: had the decision belonged to Senator Kerry, Saddam Hussein would still be in power today in Iraq."
DICK CHENEY, U.S. Vice President, attacking presidential candidate John Kerry's voting record
"No, I do not believe that he is, quote, weak on defense."
JOHN MCCAIN, Republican Senator, expressing disagreement with some of the Bush Administration's attacks on Kerry