Quotations of the day
“It’s a precedent for all European countries. Their money in every bank is not safe.” — Lawyer Simos Angelides, protesting Cyprus’ plan to seize up to 10 percent of savings accounts to help pay to bail out the country.
“It could have been a very bad day here for everybody. All things considered, I think we were very blessed here. Anybody armed with this type of weapon and ammunition could have hurt a lot of people here, particularly in a crowded area as people were evacuating.” — Richard Beary, police chief for the University of Central Florida, where a college student who plotted a massacre killed himself as police closed in.
“The perception that we’re the party of the rich unfortunately continues to grow.” — Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus after a panel’s report that recommended a more inclusive GOP.