• By the time you get to year six, there's never a break . . . and you get tired. There's always a crisis. It wears you down. This has been a White House that hasn't really had much change at all. There is a fatigue factor that builds up. You sometimes don't see the crisis approaching. You're not as on guard as you once were.

    "Senior White House Staff May Be Wearing Down" by Peter Baker, March 13, 2006.
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