Day: July 14, 2012

Politico’s: Week in one liners: Mitt, Palin, Reid

Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin and Harry Reid are shown.  | AP Photos

Politico

The top quotes in politics …

“If I did, I would have to come after you with my ‘Men In Black’ flashlight and erase your memory.” — GOP White House hopeful Mitt Romney on the consequences of revealing his veep pick.

“The Commerce Committee, I’m telling you, is like being a mosquito in a nudist colony.” — Sen.John McCain on the power he wielded as chairman.

“Those walls were awful thin.” — Vice President Joe Biden cracking a joke about his childhood home.

“It’s—who the hell is Grover Norquist, anyway?” — Former President George H.W. Bush talking about taxes.

“To expand this program is not unlike adding a thousand people to the Titanic.” — Texas Gov.Rick Perry on Medicaid expansion.

“He has said before that he doesn’t want to have to light his hair on fire.” —  Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin talking about Romney.

“Burn them.” — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on what we should do to the U.S. Olympic uniforms made in China.

West Wing Week: 7-13-12 or “Lets Agree To Do What We Agree On”

The White House

This week the President signed the MAP-21 Act to extend funding for transportation infrastructure projects and stopped student loan interest rates from doubling. He also urged Congress to cut taxes for the middle class while the White House announced the 2012 Save Award initiative and played host to a Google+ Hangout.