The times in which we're currently living unfortunately, our great leader [George W. Bush] is such a disaster and the entire country is in disastrous shape because of him. It's very frightening, actually, to think that this country has become what it's become and that so many people voted for a man like that. It's terrifying.
said Jack matter-of-factly. "I'm a man. We're made to think more quickly. ". . . Aven swung her fist and clocked Jack square on the chin, knocking him backward into the balloon, which was still under repair. . . . Aven rubbed her knuckles and looked at the others. "Sorry about that. I might have stopped myself from hitting him, but I didn't think of it quickly enough.