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Here are the best quotes we heard from our sources today. (Click through to read the full stories.)

Nadia Bolz-Weber (pictured above), pastor and author of the new book Accidental Saints: “If you don’t have a drag queen in your congregation, you should get one.”

Craig Fugate, director of FEMA: “When you step back and look at most disasters, you talk about first responders—lights and sirens—that’s bullshit. The first responders are the neighbors. Bystanders. People that are willing to act.”

Adam Perkins, a lecturer in the neurobiology of personality, on neurotic people: “I thought, gosh, it seems like they have a built-in threat generator.”

Donald Trump, businessman and GOP presidential candidate: “Why do [evangelicals] love me? You’ll have to ask them. But they do. They do love me.”

(Previous quotes from our sources here.)