Rahm Emanuel: "You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by that is an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before."
Hillary Clinton: "Never waste a good crisis. And when it comes to the economic crisis, don't waste it when it can have a very positive impact on climate change and energy security."
Barack Obama: "And with every test, each generation has found the capacity to not only endure, but to prosper — to discover great opportunity in the midst of great crisis."
You have to admit that the President makes it sound better.
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