Mitch Daniels Quote
I refer, of course, to the debts our nation has amassed for itself over decades of indulgence. It is the new Red Menace, this time consisting of ink. We can debate its origins endlessly and search for villains on ideological grounds, but the reality is pure arithmetic.
Reported in Kathryn Jean Lopez, "Mitch Daniels Takes CPAC", National Review Online (February 11, 2011).