Quotations of the day

“If you’re not getting a call from a terrorist organization, you’ve got nothing to worry about.” — Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on the National Security Agency’s surveillance of millions of Americans’ phone records.

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“It was demeaning. One of the criteria is to work independently and do research and make decisions based on your experience and education, whereas on this case, I had no autonomy at all through the process.” — Elizabeth Hofacre, an agent in the IRS’ Cincinnati office, who said an agency lawyer in Washington delayed the processing of applications by tea party groups.

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“Tony’s shot is one of those things that happens sometimes. We got lucky today.” — San Antonio guard Manu Ginobili after Tony Parker banked in a desperation jumper on a broken play with 5.2 seconds left and the Spurs rallied past the Miami Heat 92-88 to capture Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

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