Fair is foul, and foul is fair
Hover through the fog and filthy air.
Better to ask for forgiveness than permission.
-- Jack Abramoff, Vanity Fair, April 2006
Sometimes it's better to ask for forgiveness than for permission, Cardoza said with a laugh.
-- Dennis Cardoza, Shrimp Slayer-Merced, Modesto Bee, March 31, 2005, in reference to the famous joint fund-raiser with Rep. RichPAC Pombo, Buffalo Slayer-Tracy, and the Lodi ranch of Fritz Grupe, the north San Joaquin Valley's largest developer.