Politico’s: The week in one-liners: Rove, Pelosi, Reid

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The top quotes in politics …

“In Washington, D.C., a gaffe is when you tell the truth.” — Vice President Joe Biden imparting some wisdom.

“That’s a clown question, bro.” — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid quoting baseball player Bryce Harper.

“It’s pretty much a flat ‘no.’” — Former Sen. Rick Santorum on whether he’d serve in a Romney administration.

“I’d give him an A for strangeness.” — Former Florida GOP chairman Tom Slade evaluating  Florida Gov. Rick Scott.

“I think the people have gotten dumber.” — New York Rep. Gary Ackerman describing what’s changed since he arrived in Congress.

“I could have arrested Karl Rove on any given day.” — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on sparing George W. Bush’s former adviser.

“She sounds a little bit like Inspector Clouseau.” — Karl Rove  firing back at Pelosi.

“We prefer brothers, but some people call us boys, whatever.” — Josh Romney on how he and his brothers like to be identified.