Quotations of the day

“He is a sexual predator. He has abused the power of his office. He can’t possibly lead or possibly reclaim his ability to lead.” — Rachel Laing, spokeswoman for the recall campaign against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner.


“We will not stand by silently watching the destruction of the country and the people or the torching the nation and terrorizing the citizens. I am not threatening anyone. … If the goal is to destroy the country and the people, no!” — Gen. Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi, Egypt’s military leader, vowing to tolerate no more violence after days of clashes that killed nearly 900 people.


“It’s obviously an odd situation there. The game has a way of policing itself.” — Alex Rodriguez after he was hit by a pitch and the dugouts emptied during the New York Yankees’ 9-6 win over the Boston Red Sox.

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