‘He eats a lot of ice cream’: Quotes of the Week
“It has become so partisan and so divided that I would have to say it’s almost two states.”
“This is from my hometown. This is from Johnson County, from the sheriff from Johnson County, which is a legit badge.”
“He eats a lot of ice cream.”
“There are many rivers that are feeding the sea of rodents in this city, and today, we’re damming one of them.”
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- New York Mayor Eric Adams announces plans to tackle the city’s rat problem.
“Yes, we need generational change. Of course, we do. But, in some cases, there’s no substitute for experience.”
“I almost look at a football season like I’m going away on deployment for the military. And it’s like: ‘Man, here I go again.’”
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady compares the rigors of the NFL season to going to war.
“James Corden is a hugely gifted comedian, but a tiny cretin of a man, and the most abusive customer to my Balthazar servers since the restaurant opened 25 years ago. I don’t often 86 a customer. today I 86’d Corden. It did not make me laugh.”
- Balthazar restaurant owner Keith McInally reveals he banned comedian James Corden from his restaurant for his behavior to staff. He subsequently retracted the ban after Corden apologized.
“Overall the Lt. Governor is recovering well from his stroke and his health has continued to improve.”
“He wouldn’t have had the courage to come to the Hill. It’s all talk.”
- Pelosi reaffirms her statement that she would have punched former President Donald Trump if he went to the Capitol on Jan. 6.
“Kevin has decided to make his bed and is prepared to lie down with the lice, the fleas and the blood-sucking ticks.”
“Having children is why you’re worried about your price for gas … [and] how much food costs. For women, this is not a reductive issue. You can’t divorce being forced to carry out an unwanted pregnancy from the economic realities of having a child.”
“Look, it makes sense. I’ve been doing this for how long now? It’s not politically motivated at all. It’s motivated to make sure that I continue to push on what I’ve been pushing on. And that is making sure there’s enough oil that’s being pumped by the companies so that we have the ability to be able to produce enough gas that we need here at home, oil we need here at home, and the same time, keep moving in the direction of providing for alternative energy.
- Biden bristles at the idea that his decision to tap into the Strategic Petroleum Reserve was politically motivated to benefit the Democrats ahead of the midterm elections.
“I cannot deliver on the mandate. … I will remain as PM until a successor has been chosen.”
“The suggestion by any federal bureaucracy that we take action to make the border easier to cross is completely unacceptable.”
- Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s office pushes back at the Biden administration wanting the state to take down shipping containers as a makeshift border wall.
“COVID-19 mandates should be in our rearview mirror. The decision to vaccinate a child against COVID-19 is for Virginia parents to make about what’s best for them and their family. We will not adhere to these @CDCgov mandates.”
“It’s mega, MAGA trickle down. The kind of policies that have failed the country before, and it’ll fail again and will mean more wealth to the very wealthy, higher inflation for the middle class. That’s the choice we’re facing.”
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“I have disagreed more with him than with any other justice. Which means we don’t come together on many cases. And yet I can tell you that I spend time with him, understanding that he is one of the few justices who knows practically everybody in our building. He knows their name, he knows the things about their life, what their family is suffering. … There’s no other justice who does that. I try, but he does it better. He cares about people.”