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When I saw the names at the top of the party list which I had originally intended to support I was turned off that party completely since I could not abide the first two names chosen by the party elite.
To his beleaguered defenders, he was the victim of a press corps and an establishment that could not abide his values, and so set out to destroy him with a Watergate caper that may well have been fashioned by his enemies.
I have long felt, and expressed in its annual reports, that the board could not abide a situation in which the peer review program was a sterling success but other elements were eroding the integrity of audits.
Because his grandmother could not abide dancing of any kind, he had to get his training on the street.

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