Quote of the day

“The marriage of the Times’ flag and Obama’s silhouette was jarring. One guest remarked that the poster looked like something put out by Pravda — state-run liberal media…

Hence the party. But for a paper with the Times’ long-held journalistic values, hosting a party for a political candidate is far from seemly. ‘I don’t know how to explain it,’ one Times staffer said. ‘I don’t know what the thinking was.'”