Michael Hastings Quotes

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Michael Hastings quotes: By the second sentence of a pitch, the entirety of the story should be explained. By the second sentence of a pitch, the entirety of the story should be explained.
Michael Hastings quotes: If someone tells you something is off the record, I don't print it. If they don't tell me something is off the record, then it's fair game. If someone tells you something is off the record, I don't print it. If they don't tell me something is off the record, then it's fair game.
Michael Hastings quotes: I think when war becomes your life, I think it's very difficult to have the proper perspective to be able to create a fully balanced policy. I think when war becomes your life, I think it's very difficult to have the proper perspective to be able to create a fully balanced policy.
Michael Hastings quotes: I thought Gen. McChrystal was unfireable, that his position was secure. I thought Gen. McChrystal was unfireable, that his position was secure.
Michael Hastings quotes: Look at the violence in Pakistan and the presence of U.S. troops in Afghanistan: the more troops we put in the more violent Pakistan becomes. Look at the violence in Pakistan and the presence of U.S. troops in Afghanistan: the more troops we put in the more violent Pakistan becomes.
Michael Hastings quotes: To General McChrystal, those men on his team are his family. You know, these guys, they would do anything. They would die for each other. To General McChrystal, those men on his team are his family. You know, these guys, they would do anything. They would die for each other.
Michael Hastings quotes: General McChrystal wanted to be on the cover of 'Rolling Stone.' General McChrystal wanted to be on the cover of 'Rolling Stone.'
Michael Hastings quotes: I've been in this business now for almost ten years. I've done a lot of stories. I have a pretty good track record. I've been in this business now for almost ten years. I've done a lot of stories. I have a pretty good track record.
Michael Hastings quotes: I have a deep-seated skepticism about the morality of violence. Violence is almost always morally corrosive. I have a deep-seated skepticism about the morality of violence. Violence is almost always morally corrosive.
Michael Hastings quotes: Oh, don't let him pull that 'Pearl Harbor I'm going off to war' stuff on you. Oh, don't let him pull that 'Pearl Harbor I'm going off to war' stuff on you.
Michael Hastings quotes: It was either write or die for me. It was either write or die for me.
Michael Hastings quotes: When writing for a mass audience, put a fact in every sentence. When writing for a mass audience, put a fact in every sentence.
Michael Hastings quotes: I'm glad you're the one I get to leave the parties with. I'm glad you're the one I get to leave the parties with.
Michael Hastings quotes: I welcome all interviews with 'Rolling Stone' magazine, and I'm sure people will talk to me in the future. I welcome all interviews with 'Rolling Stone' magazine, and I'm sure people will talk to me in the future.
Michael Hastings quotes: My younger brother is a decorated combat veteran and was a platoon leader in Iraq. My younger brother is a decorated combat veteran and was a platoon leader in Iraq.
Michael Hastings quotes: The genius of David Petraeus has always been his masterful manipulation of the media. The genius of David Petraeus has always been his masterful manipulation of the media.
Michael Hastings quotes: You basically have to be willing to devote your life to journalism if you want to break in. Treat it like it's medical school or law school. You basically have to be willing to devote your life to journalism if you want to break in. Treat it like it's medical school or law school.
Michael Hastings quotes: I grew up reading Holocaust literature at the beach, Gulag literature on winter holidays, Vietnam memoirs on spring break. I grew up reading Holocaust literature at the beach, Gulag literature on winter holidays, Vietnam memoirs on spring break.