Politico top quotes of the week

Politico’s Week in one liners: Romney, Reid, Pelosi


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The top quotes in politics …

“Shove it.” — Romney aide Rick Gorka lashing out at reporters in Poland.

“I came to get a shwarma sandwich, what do you mean?” — GOP donor Sheldon Adelsonplaying coy about his trip to Israel.

“I’m a Kentucky Fried Chicken fan.”— House minority leader Nancy Pelosi deflectingquestions about Chick-fil-A.

“…we’ve got a president who’s all foam and no beer.” — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlentyknocking Obama.

“It’s sort of a buzz kill.” — Rep. Pete King complaining about Obama’s ‘Forward.’ slogan.

“Ugh.”  Obama staffer Stephanie Cutter‘s one-word response to bad news about Solyndra.

“I am not basing this on some figment of my imagination.” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reidon remarks he made about Romney not paying taxes.

“Well, it’s time for Harry to put up or shut up.”  — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney responding.


West Wing Week

West Wing Week 08/03/12 or “98 & 98”


The  White House

This week, the First Lady brought ‘Let’s Move!’ to the Summer Olympics, the President signed both the US-Israel Enhanced Security bill and HEARTH act, hosted twelve new Ambassadors to the United States, and met with inspirational groups of young people, both the PECASE science and engineering early career award winners and the 98 boys and 98 girls of the 2012 American Legion.

That’s July 27th to August 2nd or “98 & 98.”