Quote of the Day

"I am so thrilled now to change my website and take down the fact that I was the only African-American [gymnast] with a gold medal, and it couldn't go to a better kid."—USA gymnast Dominique Dawes, through tears, on Gabby Douglas' historic achievement of being the first African-American gymnast to win team and all-around individual gold medals.

The entire interview is here. (If anyone can locate a transcript, please drop a link in comments.)

So much blub.

[H/T to Veronica.]

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