There is quite a bit to examine with exactly two weeks before Philadelphia voters go to the primary polls.
So much, in fact, that we here at NinetyNine have again decided to present the money quotes from recent stories in quiz form. (Don’t worry, the answers are tucked away down at the bottom.)
Your answer options: mayoral candidates Lynne Abraham, Nelson Diaz, Jim Kenney, Melissa Murray Bailey, Doug Oliver, Milton Street and Anthony Hardy Williams.
1) “I think you’re handsome [but] I’m not trying to date you.”
2) “[You can’t] stretch a net across the sky, catch meteorites and sell sky rocks.”
3) “Give me liberty or give me chocolate.”
4) “They built their own stadium in Dallas. … If the Eagles had left, we’d have had another Eagles team here.”
5) “When I saw all the hands, I almost lost my train of thought. If this is what you feel as fourth and fifth graders, we have a lot of work to do.”
6) “If it was really about buying an election, she can’t possibly be talking about outside interests and not talk about Johnny Doc, who she clearly knows.”
7) “Lynne is so gracious and kind.”
1) Kenney, answering Oliver’s question about why he said he’d vote for him if he wasn’t running. 2) Street, talking about how he’d surround himself with bright minds should he win the mayoral race. 3) Abraham, on Lores Chocolates being her guilty pleasure. 4) Diaz, on helping fund NFL stadia instead of schools. 5) Oliver, on students saying they didn’t consider the police to be their friends at the Rendell Center mayoral forum. 6) Williams, about City Council candidate Helen Gym. 7) Bailey, on Abraham pointing out that she wasn’t the only woman running for mayor.