In honour of the Oscars biting it because of the writer’s strike, I’ve arranged a series of Bob Hope quotes to keep you entertained while I’m in Canada for the next week or so. Those of you still slogging, or not baking cookies, feel free to discuss freely the events of the day in the comments.

Nixon’s trip to China:

The Russians blasted Nixon’s trip to China. They said the whole thing was to get Nixon reelected. I think that’s kinda silly. How many Red Chinese are registered Republicans?