“Jerry Brown’s career serves as a four-decade testament to the idea that politics is a means to a means. ”
— Steve Kornacki, “Moonbeam’s Final Adventure.”
“If the governor had any class, he’d invite us all to the mansion for a barbecue. Failing that, I’m going to the laundromat,”
“When the nation needs something done, it puts a soldier on the ground, and he says, ‘If you don’t do this, I will kill you.'”
— LTC Vosler to Josh Treviño, from Treviño’s compilation of Army quotes.
“There’s No Furries In Baseball”
“There were so many bleeps, it sounded like Morse Code.”
— DJ Crystal Clear on ‘Lil Wayne’s performance at the BET Awards.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 3, 2009