"The logic is often far-fetched - how does medical marijuana affect interstate commerce? - and some conservatives would like judges to start throwing out federal laws wholesale on commerce clause grounds. The court once again said no thanks."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Michael Kinsley on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Michael Kinsley on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Michael Kinsley on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Michael Kinsley on Plato
"Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it."Michael Kinsley on Erma Bombeck
"In 1977, at least, he wished to have people believe that he shared and was proud of an attitude toward women that is not acceptable in a politician. In 2003, all he has said is that he doesn't remember the interview."
"He's nice enough not to want to be associated with a nasty remark but not nice enough not to make it. Lacking the courage of one's nastiness does not make one nice."
"It wouldn't be fair to say that conservatives cherish property the way liberals cherish equality. But it would be fair to say that the takings clause is the conservatives' recipe for judicial activism just as they say liberals have misused the equal protection clause."
"In those days, the late 1970s, one of the leading politicians was a soon-to-be uncle by marriage of Arnold Schwarzenegger, named Ted Kennedy."
"A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth."