Monday, January 23, 2006

Quote of the Day

"I felt like I felt when I was dumb enough to give a serious answer to the mean kids who used to ask me if I thought Cassius Clay would beat Muhammad Ali."

     — A friend who would probably prefer not to be identified, writing to me today about the premature "senior moment" he had at a party, where he appeared to forget that Cardinal Ratzinger and Pope Benedict were the same person.