Politico’s Week in one liners: Yoder, Rubio


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 out at Rep. Todd Akin for backing out of an interview.

“This is an individual who sits on the House Committee on Science and Technology but somehow missed science class.” — President Barack Obama mocking Akin.

“I’m vice president, and let me tell you, I’d trade it all to go back and play my senior year again.” Vice President Joe Biden recalling his football days.

“Gov. Romney’s just sort of a guy that you never want to play pick-up basketball with.” Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley criticizing the GOP presidential candidate.

“That’s really good news because I just bought a four-day cruise.” — Sen. Marco Rubio recalling his reaction to not being selected as Romney’s running mate.