If ever a quote qualified for quote of the day or quote of the month, this is it.

Alex Koppelman writes about an exchange between a report and New York Lt. Gov. David Paterson (according to New York magazine's Daily Intelligencer blog.

"Just so we don't have to go through this whole resignation thing again," one ballsy reporter asked, "have you ever patronized a prostitute?" Paterson thought for a minute. "Only the lobbyists," he said.