The week’s top 10 quotes in American politics:
“Well, I’m not going to â€”- though I’d love to be the spokesperson for Warren Buffett. … I bet that’s a good gig.” â€” White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, pondering a new career.
“See, kids excited about vegetables and salad bars. I want the world to know: We can do this.” â€” First lady Michelle Obama, not giving up hope.
“I just voted for Bristol on DWTS! She’s enduring a lot & should be proud. It’s shameful the way she is being attacked. vote-800-868-3407.” â€” Former U.S. Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell, cheering on Bristol Palin.
“He’s my favorite Republican.” â€” “The View” co-host Joy Behar, on Mike Huckabee.
“Could this be the moment that sets the world on fire?” â€” Fox News’s Glenn Beck, on the situation in Korea.
“Keep your hands off my teabag, Mr. President.” â€” Rush Limbaugh, addressing airport security.
“Good to be back at an auto plant, banging things!” â€” Vice President Joe Biden, touring a Chrysler factory in Kokomo, Ind.
“Let me say, it feels pretty good to stop at least one shellacking this November.” â€” President Barack Obama, pardoning two Thanksgiving turkeys.
“Go ahead, touch my junk.” â€” POLITICO columnist Michael Kinsley, offering his take on TSA screening procedures.
“I want to kick Obama’s ass the next election and get a Republican elected.” â€” Meghan McCain, pondering a career in political consulting.