Quotes for the week ending 3 May, 2008

“This is not an energy policy. This is money laundering.”

Thomas Friedman, on the ‘gas-tax holiday’ proposed by John McCain and Hillary Clinton.

“A widget is nothing more than a rich media ad with a ‘grab it’ button.”

Chris Cunningham of AppSavvy, in MediaPost’s Online Media Daily.

“But then a miracle happened. My computer died -like, really died.”

Christina Caldwell, in The State Press, on how how she discovered a life outside the “toxic” Internet thanks to a computer crash.

“Put up or shut up.”

Arizona’s Sheriff, Joe Arpaio, on religious, law enforcement and Hispanic leaders criticizing his immigration sweeps.

“I’m hoping that going forward, the Frank Eliasons of the world — whether they communicate via Twitter or elsewhere — will not only be commonplace but corporate priorities.”

Catherine P. Taylor, writing about the Twitter guy, Frank Eliason, at Comcast, responding to customer complaints.

“I took part in a photo shoot that was supposed to be ‘artistic’ and now, seeing the photographs and reading the story, I feel so embarrassed.”

Miley Cyrus, apologizing for the indecent exposure she gave –and got– doing an Annie Leibovitz photo shoot for Vanity Fair magazine.

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