The week’s top quotes in politics …
“I tasted a beer and tried a cigarette once, as a wayward teenager, and never did it again.” — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney revealing past indiscretions to People mag.
“I do fewer dumb things.” — GOP White House hopeful Newt Gingrich telling The Brody File how he’s changed over time.
“I’m unbelievably flexible.” — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talking with NBC about his days as a ballet dancer.
“Africa was a country on the brink.” —Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum flubbing geography during the debate.
“I’m sorry, Blitz, I meant Wolf.” — GOP White House hopeful Herman Cain addressing debate moderator Wolf Blitzer.
“He was awesome!” — Bristol Palin complimenting “Dancing With the Stars” champ JR Martinez.
“Never.” — Arianna Huffington making it clear that she won’t vote for Cain, Perry or Romney in 2012.
“… I think it continues to be a possibility.” — Donald Trump saying there’s still a chance he’ll run for president.