Quotes of the Day

By Sadie Bass

Oct 5, 2009 11:06am

“There's a jelling conventional wisdom that if Obama doesn't go all in with McChrystal's strategy, he is admitting defeat and backing away from his earlier pledges. Those who want him to commit now are impatient for a decision.” — E.J. Dionne Jr., The Washington Post

"The chances of survival while trapped without water and food under the rubble for so long are impossible from now.  So we will speed up our search to find bodies and clean up the ruins with bulldozers." — Gagah Prakoso, Indonesian Search and Rescue Agency

"This is really new territory for all of us.” – source at “Late Night With David Letterman,” quoted in The Daily News

“Mr. President, this is your ‘holy-s*** moment.’” — Christina Romer, chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, at a December 2008 meeting with the president and his transition team, per The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza

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