Politico’s Week in one liners: Biden, McCain, Obama

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“They’re going to put y’all back in chains.” — Vice President Joe Biden warning voters about Wall Street and Mitt Romney.

“Folks, where’s it written we cannot lead the world in the 20th century in making automobiles?” — Biden getting the century wrong in a speech.

“I think it might be wise to do that.” — Sen. John McCain on whether Biden should be replaced.

“…one place I would not go for advice on vice presidential running mates is to Sen. McCain.” — White House press secretary Jay Carney firing back.

“My veins run with cheese, bratwurst, and a little Spotted Cow and some Miller’s.” — Rep. Paul Ryan addressing crowds in Wisconsin.

“Did you have a fried Twinkie?” — First lady Michelle Obama checking in on her husband.

“I know he’s had other things on his car.” — President Barack Obama recalling Mitt Romney’s infamous dog-on-car trip.

“I just flirted with the President of the United States of America.” — A radio host in New Mexico after interviewing Obama.

“This is about as ugly as I’ve seen it get.” — Fox News reporter Brit Hume lamenting the tone of the presidential campaigns.