— Helen Thomas American author and journalist 1920 - 2013
About George W. Bush, said in Los Angeles while at a Society for Professional Journalism banquet event.
Published in an article by John Bogert in the Torrance, California Daily Breeze (19 January 2003).
According to Thomas this was supposed to be off the record. The reporter (assumedly Bogert) asked for her autograph after she spoke at the event. As she signed his copy of her book, he said to her, "You look sad?" She responded by saying "Well I am. I'm covering the worst president..."
Interview by Adam Holdorf for Real Change News, (18 March 2004).