- "We had many meetings in regards to that. I went to a lot of meetings, but I didn't go to a lot of meetings" (translation: "those meetings are fucking boring, who actually pays attention?")
- "Well if you can wait a couple months, 'so-and-so' is doing a talk on that coming up very soon" (translation: "I have no fucking clue what you're talking about. I think Pete may have mentioned that at some point in time")
- When asked about which historical data he is using for planning the budget, pertaining to the oil sands, he somehow managed to talk for ten minutes about ring-roads, schooling and health care by the end of which everyone had just forgotten what the question was in the first place.
At least the steak was good.