--NBC Iraq correspondent Tom Aspell, speaking about John McCain's high-security visit to a Baghdad market on "The Imus Show." McCain has been criticized for his comments about the level of safety in Baghdad, among them the claim that "[t]here are neighborhoods in Baghdad where you and I could walk through those neighborhoods today."
"If she were escorted by a hundred armed American soldiers, with Blackhawks and Apaches overhead, my gosh even Paris Hilton could probably ride a bicycle in a bikini through Anbar province and get through the other side."
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