I, Laura Roslin do now avow and affirm that I accept the office of the - that I accept the office of the president of the Twelve Colonies of Kobol and the sovereignty of the Colonies with every fibre of my being.
Nobody can make me cry in public. I’ll punch them first before they make my mascara smear.
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Lee Adama: “Just one more question, your Honor.”
Laura Roslin: “Please, don’t do this. Please.”
Lee Adama: “Madam President, are you taking Chamalla at this time?”
Laura Roslin: “Captain Apollo, remember that? I always thought it had such a nice ring to it. And I am so, so sorry for you now.”
Lee Adama: “Chamalla, Madam President. Perhaps dissolved in your tea to mask the bitterness.”
Lee Adama: “Madam President, are you taking Chamalla again?”
Laura Roslin: “Yes, I am.”
Lee Adama: “No further questions.”
Laura Roslin: “Mr. Adama, aren’t you going to ask me why?
Lee Adama: “I’m sorry?”
Laura Roslin: “Why am I taking Chamalla again?”
Lee Adama: “It’s not strictly relevant.”
Laura Roslin: “Perhaps not to you, but it’s relevant to me. Go ahead. Ask me why. Finish what you started.”
Lee Adama: “Why are you talking the Chamalla again, Madam President?”
Laura Roslin: “I am taking Chamalla again because my cancer has returned.”