Best Quotes from Greta Van Susteren

A lot of people in this business are born with money or family connections.

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Of course, every time someone does a story on plastic surgery, my name will be dragged up. I’ve made it safe for other people to have plastic surgery. It’s no longer a bad word.

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Unfortunately, this is a free society, and we’re gonna have people with trucks, and people with bombs.

Greta Van Susteren

When Mrs. Bush was First Lady, she went all over the Mideast talking about breast cancer awareness and the need for early screening. She did this in places where the cultures prohibit such discussion or even detection efforts.

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I’ve been a workaholic since I was 18.

Greta Van Susteren

My close proximity to many of the newsmakers can give me a different perspective about people in politics and what they might say than others who don’t know them.

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What person here illegally (and in his right mind), will go to the government, announce being here illegally (e.g. plead guilty), provide all sorts of information as to where that person lives etc. to get a work permit only to be a target for deportation in two years?

Greta Van Susteren

As we begin to leave Afghanistan, are we fooling ourselves about what we are leaving behind or what we have promised the people of Afghanistan? Especially the women and girls?

Greta Van Susteren

No candidate dares to look for a new campaign model that could really enhance the democratic process. Instead we are left with the current one which makes our candidates look like hucksters.

Greta Van Susteren

It is harder to lie in an interview. A good interview – and it can be polite – is not a one way street like a candidate controlled ad. An interview is not programmed by the candidate and so the candidate can’t be exactly sure what will be asked.

Greta Van Susteren

In an interview with a journalist, you look petty taking the pot shot but in a slick ad you can really do damage – including unfair damage – from afar. It is not that much different than waging a war by a drone than by hand-to-hand combat.

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People often ask why I left CNN – I didn’t like management. I liked my colleagues in the news gathering but the corporate culture that seized management when AOL came in (Steve Case and Gerry Levin) was disgusting.

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I really enjoy what I’m doing.

Greta Van Susteren

Let’s not kid ourselves. You pick up ‘The Washington Post’ and find O.J. Simpson on the front page; ‘serious journalists’ covered Anna Nicole Smith.

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I’m an independent type. No one tells me what to do.

Greta Van Susteren

I like really stupid comedies.

Greta Van Susteren