Saturday, January 31, 2009

Quotes of the Week: Blago Edition

Quote 1:

"What? Is he actually killing people now?"

(Uttered by Kane Gwinn (age 12) upon hearing an Illinois Senator on the radio announcing that Rod Blagojevich would visit the Senate on Thursday to "stand and speak before the body."

Quote 2:
"People say Rod Blagojevich is crazy, too, but at least he never made his cat a judge or anything."

(Uttered by a sixth-grade student at Overachieving Middle School, upon learning that Nero was famous for having attempted to appoint his favorite horse to the office of Consul in the Senate of ancient Rome.)

2 comments:

lee n. field said...

" "People say Rod Blagojevich is crazy, too, but at least he never made his cat a judge or anything.""

You know, I picked up a copy of Seutonius, Lives of the Ceasars this weekend, to replace my copy that's unlikely to come back from loan.

Those people were seriously bad, crazy & nasty, far far beyond anything we've seen in this country. Yet, anyway.

farmist said...

At least the Romans had the excuse of lead pipes.