The top quotes in politics …
“I give him his own advice. ‘Stop whining.’” — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on what Mitt Romney needs to do.
“He and his campaign team leadership need to put their big boy and big girl pants on and defend his record.” — Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz giving Romney more advice.
“Do you think that it is accidental that the name of the really vicious fire-breathing, four-eyed whatever-it-is villain in this movie is named Bane?” — Rush Limbaugh linking a Batman villain to Romney.
“If you goad me into it, I’ll show you my tats.” — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty insisting that he’s not boring.
“Eight years was awesome and I was famous and I was powerful.” — Former President George W. Bush reflecting on his time in the White House.
“That’s a stupid question.” — Sen. John McCain getting annoyed when asked why he didn’t pick Romney as his ’08 running mate.
“It’s a clown story, bro.” — Former Rep. Anthony Weiner knocking down reports that he’s planning a political comeback.