Politico’s Week in one liners: Yoder, Rubio

Politico The top quotes in politics … “Regrettably I jumped into the water without a swimsuit.” — Rep. Kevin Yoder describing his late-night swim in the Sea of Galilee. “Don’t be a stranger!” — ABC’s Jake Tapper encouraging President Obama to make more appearances in the White House briefing room. “…then you are what we would call in Britain, a gutless little twerp.” — CNN’s Piers Morgan  lashing… More Politico’s Week in one liners: Yoder, Rubio

West Wing Week 08/24/12 or “The Historic, First-Ever Kids’ State Dinner Edition!”

The White House This week, The White House held an historic, first-ever Kids’ State Dinner; hosted Americorps, School Improvement Grantees, and Presidential Innovation Fellows. The President held a news conference and spoke with regional reporters about the need for Congress to agree on a balanced deficit reduction plan; and the First Lady made a major… More West Wing Week 08/24/12 or “The Historic, First-Ever Kids’ State Dinner Edition!”

7 Birthers Speaking At The Republican Convention

Speechless… Think Progress Mitt Romney’s invocation of birtherism on Friday took his campaign to a new level of involvement with the bogus idea that President Obama is actually Kenyan-born and therefore ineligible to serve as Commander-in-Chief. But that dog-whistle theory has already been embraced by many major Republicans with whom Romney has long been happy to consort.… More 7 Birthers Speaking At The Republican Convention

Steve King: Multicultural Groups Are ‘People That Feel Sorry For Themselves’

I have a headache… Think Progress At a recent town hall, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) explained his concern over discovering that Iowa State University has multicultural groups. King characterized minority students as people “who feel sorry for themselves,” and worried about impressionable students being “brought into a group that have a grievance against society.” King… More Steve King: Multicultural Groups Are ‘People That Feel Sorry For Themselves’