Quote of the DaySo far I have not been able to find any news accounts or videos of Cardinal Egan's speech, but only those of Obama and McCain.http://whispersintheloggia.blogspot.com/2008/10/quote-of-day_17.html"Senators, with your kind permission, I would like to offer you some advice in the political realm.
"Eight years from now, one of you will have had a great success as the President of the United States. And you may want to continue in that office.
"If such be the case, please give me a call -- I have a friend here in New York who is an expert at arranging this kind of thing...."
"Senator Obama, after working to organize a community in the troubled South Side of Chicago, you are looking to move up to Washington DC -- which is, of course, the capital of our nation. It may be an encouragement for you to know that, after working to organize a community in the troubled South Side of Chicago -- St Leo's Catholic Church at 78th and Emerald -- I was able to move up even higher: to no less than New York City, the Capital of the World.
"And, Senator, I'm still here after eight years."--Cardinal Edward Egan
Archbishop of New York
63rd Al Smith Dinner
New York, 16 October 2008PHOTO: AFP/Getty
Apparantly there's a media blackout, asides from this above quote from Wispers in the Loggia.