Also in The Washington Post:
“I mistakenly picked up a pair of my wife’s white panties and put them in my pocket while I was rushing out the door to go to work.”
— Sen. Howell Heflin in 1994, one of the great examples of oddball disclosures or explanations issued by lawmakers over the years as recalled in Al Kamen’s In the Loop column.
“Here’s a general rule. You don’t put stuff on your head if you’re president. That’s politics 101. You never look good wearing something on your head.”
— President Obama contemplating an offer to don a Navy football helmet while presenting the Commander in Chief’s Trophy yesterday.
“That is so 1999.
It doesn’t matter.”
— Lisa de Moraes contemplating the whole faux-controversy over whether Aubrey Plaza stage storming at the MTV Movie Awards was staged or not.