Soundbites

19 Dec

Soundbites-02-sized“We’re not close to a deal.”
– – Republican Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee, saying he’s surprised about reports suggesting progress has been made in fiscal cliff negotiations.

“I will quote loosely Vice President Biden: ‘This is a…uh…big deal.'”
– – Florida Democratic party chairman Rod Smith, casting his electoral vote for President Obama.

“It was an extraordinary experience — I mean, one that I wouldn’t trade. And looking back on it… I would do it again.”
– – Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry (R), on running for president.

“I am going to do what I think is appropriate and try to impact the dialogue and shame on me if I don’t.”
– – New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, calling on lawmakers to strengthen gun laws.

“It’s time for Washington to stop trying to win endless wars overseas while we’re losing the war at home… We must give no more ground… I choose life, and I choose change. And for the sake of our children, we must do what’s right. And for the sake of this great nation that we love, let’s pray to God that we do.”
– – Joe Scarborough, a conservative Republican who received the NRA’s highest ratings over four terms in Congress, changing his mind on gun control.

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