The top quotes in politics this week …
“Hell no, I’m not having any fun.” House Speaker John Boehner talking about his job.
“I literally felt embarrassed for my country.” — Former Vice President Dick Cheney on his reaction to the U.S. credit downgrade.
“The odds of me being re-elected are much higher than the odds of me being elected in the first place.” — President Obama sounding hopeful about staying in office.
“That just sort of came to me.” — Jon Huntsman explaining the Kurt Cobain joke he made during the GOP debate.
“If you’re saying I could be bought for $5,000, I’m offended.” — Rick Perry on how much it costs to buy him off.
“If you’re dealt four aces, that doesn’t make you a great poker player.”— Mitt Romney knocking Rick Perry during the debate.
“America is too uptight!” — Herman Cain promising a more laid-back mood if elected president.
“I wasn’t born at Harvard.” — Elizabeth Warren answering critics who call her out of touch.
“Fire somebody.” — James Carville giving advice to Obama.
“I’m sick of giving the same answer, believe me.” — Sarah Palin getting tired of questions about her possible presidential run.