Republican Presidential Wannabes: Selected Quotes
Just a few quotations culled from the campaigns, presented to you on Iowa caucus day:
“Every barrel of oil that comes out of those sands in Canada is a barrel of oil that we don’t have to buy from a foreign source,” Governor Rick Perry.
“Gingrich goes negative, labels Romney ‘moderate.’” Reported CNN Headline Dec 27
“I think he compared that to … Pearl Harbor. I think its more like Lucille Ball at the chocolate factory. So, I mean, you know, you gotta get it organized.” Mitt Romney on Gingrich’s failure to make the Virginia primary ballot
For folks who don’t get the reference, it’s to one of the all-time classic I Love Lucy episodes, which WC provides below, purely as a service to his readers:
“Obama is putting abortion pills for young minors, girls as young as 8 years of age or 11 years of age, on [the] bubblegum aisle.” Michele Bachman, December 28, 2011, a week after the President overrode an FDA recommendation to make emergency contraception available over the counter for all ages.
“A poet once said, ‘life can be a challenge, life can seem impossible, but it’s never easy when there’s so much on the line.’” — Herman Cain, quoting lyrics from the theme song to Pokemon: The Movie 2000. The “poet” who wrote those lyrics was disco queen Donna Summer.
Of course, all of these would be a lot more entertaining if they weren’t coming from folks who seriously think they ought to be President of the United States.