“The best response to political jabs like this is simply to put your head down and not lose a step doing the best job you can possibly do on behalf of those you serve. For my part, I plan to do just that. I leave the political campaigns to pursue their own course.”
— Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox, a former congressman from California, responding to fellow Republican Sen. John McCain’s call for him to be fired in light of the current financial crisis.
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