Molly Ivins: Quote of the day

The late, great Texas liberal gets the last laugh.

By Katharine Mieszkowski
Published February 5, 2007 5:02PM (EST)

"The next time I tell you someone from Texas should not be president of the United States, please, pay attention."

-- The late columnist Molly Ivins quoted during her memorial service in Austin, Texas, on Sunday. The Associated Press reports that this quip brought the crowd of mourners to its feet.

Katharine Mieszkowski

Katharine Mieszkowski is a senior writer for Salon.

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