The week’s top political quotes…
“I’m huggable and lovable.” — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie describing his soft side.
“By the way, this is a titanium spine,” — Rep. Michele Bachmann touting her toughness.
“Are you a flake?” — Fox News host Chris Wallace asking Michele Bachmann a controversial question.
“I thought he was a kind of a dick yesterday.” — MSNBC senior political analyst Mark Halperin making a comment about President Obama that led to his suspension.
“My hands are shaking, my knees are weak. I can’t seem to stand on my own two feet.” — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich quoting Elvis before being found guilty of corruption charges.
“I sure hope that no one breaks into my office this time.” — Former Sen. George McGovern discussing his law firm’s move into the Watergate.
“The last thing this race needs is another candidate who is meticulous about his hair.” — NBC’s Brian Williams denying rumors that he’s running for president.
“Bristol, what we say on the fishing boat stays on the fishing boat!” — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin telling her daughter to keep quiet about her 2012 plans in a text.
“I’m not going to make news on that today. Good try though.” — President Obama deflecting a question about same sex marriage laws.