Quotations in the News


“Would this have happened if those passengers would have been white? I don’t think it would have.” — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, referring to the shooting of Philando Castile by a police officer during a traffic stop in a St. Paul suburb.

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“He always gave you a high-five after lunch.” — 9-year-old Jas Gilman, referring to Philando Castile, the school cafeteria supervisor who was fatally shot by a police officer in a St. Paul suburb.

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“He’s looking for his wife, she’s still missing, he wants to find anything, even just an earring” — Baghdad resident Mustafa Hassan, referring to a man who ran into one of the burned-out buildings hit by a truck bombing that killed at least 186 people in the Iraqi capital Sunday.

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