I want to say to the Taoiseach how very grateful I am for his leadership and friendship. But I must say that I was somewhat ambivalent when we were up here giving our virtual signatures. Do you have any idea how much time I spend every day signing my name? I'm going to feel utterly useless if I can't do that anymore. By the time you become the leader of a country, someone else makes all the decisions -- you just sign your name. You may find you can get away with virtual presidents, virtual prime ministers, virtual everything. Just stick a little card in and get the predictable response.
~ Bill Clinton, September 4, 1998 [Source]