Soundbites

1 Aug

Soundbites02-sized“Am I happy? I’d like to be president of the United States.”
– Republican Senator John McCain.

“If we don’t do that, frankly I see further polarization of the Hispanic voter. And the demographics are clear that are the Republican Party cannot win a national election. That’s just a fact.”
– Republican Senator John McCain on the need for immigration reform.

“Defund it, or own it. If you fund it, you’re for it.”
– Republican Senator Mike Lee urging his colleagues to cut funding for Obamacare.

“I am not terribly interested in what people who are not voters in the city of New York have to say.”
– Anthony Weiner in response to a question about whether Bill and Hillary Clinton could influence his decision to stay in the mayoral race.

“First of all, the kid’s going to grow up in Gracie Mansion. So I’m going to say, ‘Kid, don’t complain.'”
– Anthony Weiner on what he’ll eventually tell his now 18-month old son about the sexting scandal that ended his congressional career.

“It’s a little bit like going from the National League to the American League. It’s still politics. But the rules are a little bit different.”
– Democrat Senator on moving from the House to the Senate.

“There’s not an action that I take that you don’t have some folks in Congress who say that I’m usurping my authority. Some of those folks think I usurp my authority by having the gall to win the presidency.”
– President Obama.

“I’ll worry about my legacy later, or I’ll let historians worry about my legacy.”
– President Obama.

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