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Posted on 07/21/2004 10:52:31 PM PDT by kattracks
Selected picks from the hothouse of recent quotations on items in the news. . . .
Martha Stewart lawyer Robert Morvillo, urging the court to give his client a lenient sentence: "She has brought a measure of beauty to our everyday world with defined color schemes, floral arrangements, and culinary delights. She has stood for the values of quality and making products as perfect as possible."
Liberal syndicated columnist Richard Cohen, on the Kerry campaign's decision to invite Ron Reagan, son of the late president, to address the Democratic National Convention next week: "Ron Reagan is going to speak [there] because his name is Ron Reagan. He is not a famous Democrat and he is not a well-known ethicist or medical researcher. He will be there just to stick it to the GOP and Bush and to suggest, as do the selfish when they would rather golf than attend a funeral, that they have the permission of the deceased. There's a term for this sort of thing: grave robbery."
Bill Cosby, in a second blast at certain elements within the African-American community: "You've got to stop beating up your women because you can't find a job - because you didn't get an education and now you're [earning] minimum wage. . . . Dogs, water hoses that tear the bark off trees, Emmett Till - and you're going to tell me you're going to drop out of school? You're going to tell me you're going to steal from a store?"
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