The velocity and volume on the Web are so great that nothing is forgotten and nothing is remembered. The Internet is like closing time at a blue-collar bar in Boston. Everyone’s drunk and ugly and they’re going to pass out in a few minutes.

—New Republic literary editor Leon Wieseltier, who has almost certainly never been in a blue-collar bar in Boston, in Maureen Dowd’s latest asinine column about how people are so mean to her.

(I can’t decide whether to put a comma after “column,” because the sentence is true with it or without it.)

Nothing is forgotten and nothing is remembered, eh?

Well, as a great man once said, nothing from nothing from means nothing, which is pretty much what this quote means.