The top quotes in politics this week:
“You want a kiss? We’ll I’m already married.” — Rep. Michele Bachmann telling a llama that she’s not interested.
“That’s a joke.” — President Obama explaining a sarcastic remark that didn’t get many laughs.
“It’s a circus. These people are clowns. They are wearing make-up.” — Former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer commenting on the debt negotiations.
“You are the most vile, unprofessional and despicable member of the U.S. House of Representatives.” — Rep. Allen West ripping into Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz in an e-mail.
“I think our vice president put it better but I’m not going to use his words. This is a really big deal.” — First lady Michelle Obama introducing a new initiative to make healthy food more accessible.
“It’s much harder to succeed as a vocalist, and become one of the big names than it is to get elected president.” — GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain comparing singing to politics.
“But I’m getting more and more comfortable every day that this is what I’ve been called to do.“ —Texas Gov. Rick Perry talking about 2012.