The top quotes in politics …
“I’m looking for pies.” —Vice President Joe Biden at Costco.
“He said he wouldn’t play me but I could play on his team.” — Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III on challenging Obama to a basketball game.
“Last week The Onion said I was going to become a male stripper.” — Education Secretary Arne Duncan responding to questions about his future.
“It’s a cultural icon! Or something.” — Former White House hopeful Herman Cain on his 9-9-9 tax plan.
“I screwed up royally.”— Ex-CIA director David Petraeus in a letter about his affair.
“The only good thing about Grover Norquist is he’s named after a character from ‘Sesame Street.’” — Former Pres. George W. Bush adviser Matthew Dowd going after the anti-tax activist.
“The notion that you can solve all problems over a cocktail I think is a little overrated.” — WH press secretary Jay Carney on the importance of socialization with lawmakers.
“I got beer!” — Small business owner Deborah Carey discovering bottles of White House home brew in her swag bag.