Casey, Spieth, Johnson and Rahm in the mix (Adds quotes, details)
(Scott Johnson) I have been friends with the nonconservative attorney I quoted yesterday in “Waiting for Al Franken” since our senior year in high school. His name is Michael Frost. Mike attended Harvard College and University of Virginia Law School. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Earlier this week I quoted Minnesota Senator Al Franken on his obstruction of the Senate consideration of the nomination of Justice David Stras to the Eighth Circuit: “I think we’re going to have a decision very soon.” That is a somewhat cryptic statement. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) You may have read about a guy described as a Dartmouth professor who spoke up to endorse violence by the likes of Antifa. The guy is Mark Bray. The Free Beacon quoted Bray telling Chuck Todd last week: “I think that a...Show More Summary
There is now less flogging in our great schools than formerly, but then less is learned there; so that what the boys get at one end, they lose at the other. - Samuel Johnson
Dana Milbank reached all the way back to potty-mouthed Lyndon Johnson for a quote: "it’s probably better to have him inside the tent pissing out, than outside the tent pissing in." (LBJ was talking about J. Edgar Hoover.)Now, I know from having read Robert A. Show More Summary
The Economist‘s Johnson column (on language) has a good roundup of the vexed issue of hyphens, which starts with the classic quote “If you take hyphens seriously, you will surely go mad.” I got the link from this post by Lucy Ferriss, who is quite wrong about spelled-out numbers followed by a reference to a […]
“The leaks right now are really bad… I’ve never seen it this bad. There should be a concerted effort to identify and go after leakers.” — Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, quoted by The Hill.
Projection mapping: In the July 25 Business section, an article about projection mapping prominently featured a quote that was incorrectly attributed to Kate Johnson. The pull-out quote should have been attributed to Lightform Chief Executive Brett Jones, as it was in the body of the article....
(Scott Johnson) Ammo Grrrll is not coming out with the declaration: I’M A MAN! She is quoting Mr. AG. She writes: Mr. AG and I take a multi-vitamin every day. Never one to miss a marketing opportunity, Centrum makes more or less-identical...Show More Summary
Of all the intriguing things said to the Italian press by former Lions receiver Calvin Johnson, this quote intrigues me the most: “They told me they would not release my contract, so I would have to come back to them.” In other words, if Johnson hadn’t retired the Lions would have honored Johnson’s contract in…
“I see what leadership is trying to do. They’re trying to jam this thing through.” — Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), in an interview with Hugh Hewitt, asking for more time to deliberate on the GOP health care bill.
(Scott Johnson) A long-time reader and retired FBI agent of vast and relevant experience comments on Paul Sperry’s New York Post column, discussed by John in the adjacent post. The emphases in his quote from Sperry’s column are his:Show More Summary
Really sad news: according to TMZ, Albert Johnson — better known as Prodigy, the rapper who was one half of Mobb Deep — has died in Las Vegas at the age of only 42. TMZ isn’t the most reliable of sources, but its piece quotes Prodigy’s publicist, who said explained that the rapper was hospitalized […]
(Scott Johnson) In his comments on the appearance of Attorney General Sessions before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday afternoon John quotes Senator Cotton’s colloquy with Sessions (video below). It brought a rare moment of clarity to the proceedings. Show More Summary
He showed the people a love of jokes, and was to them a source of many. No great leader was ever laughed at, or with, more than Churchill. - Paul Johnson
Conservative minister Michael Fallon is being ridiculed online after criticising a quote apparently by Jeremy Corbyn — only to be subsequently told it was really written by foreign minister Boris Johnson. In a televised interview with...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Appearing from Riyadh on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace this morning, Secretary Tillerson fielded a slightly offbeat question and responded with what (outside President Trump’s speech) may have been the quote of the day (transcript here). Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) President Trump just concluded his speech to the assembled leaders of 50 Muslim countries assembled to hear him in Riyadh. The ever popular New York Times quotes a bit from the speech in the course of reporting and opining on it in the story by Peter Baker and Michael Shear. Show More Summary
Chad Ochocinco Johnson has been quoted saying his mother wasnt there for him when he was young because of alcohol and drug abuse. On Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars Family Edition, Chads mother Paula is faced with what she