Quotations of the day

“They just didn’t fit. He might have been an outdoorsman in California, but he was not an outdoorsman in Idaho. … Red flags kind of went up.” — Former Idaho county sheriff Mark John, 71, who encountered California abductor James Lee DiMaggio in the Idaho wilderness before DiMaggio was shot to death by the FBI.


“We are here to defend legitimacy. If I die defending that, we are martyrs. My son tells me, ‘I won’t return until uncle Morsi comes back.’” — Um Roqiya, who says she will remain camped out in Cairo with her five children in support of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.


“But those sports are a little more exciting — big plays in basketball, home runs in baseball, big plays in football. That will get you pumped up. For me, golf is a little bit more boring.” — Jason Dufner, describing his flat-line personality en route to winning the PGA Championship.

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