>'Who gives a [expletive deleted] about the Italians', was one of the
>more memorable passages in Richard Nixon's Watergate tapes.
Actually, I think it was during a currency crisis, and an aide came in to tell RMN that the lira was crashing. "I don't give a shit about the lira," was his response. Of course, this is the man who, upon seeing the Great Wall of China, remarked that it was indeed a great wall.