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The Top 20 Funniest Political Quotes of 2007

In 9/11, Congress, Election 2008, Fun Stuff, Humor, Politics on December 31, 2007 at 1:54 pm

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I have to agree with some of these 😉

From About.com’s Daniel Kurtzman:

20. “I don’t want to be invited to the family hunting party.” –Barack Obama, on revelations that he and Dick Cheney are eighth cousins (Watch video clip)

19. “If I adopt the same policy, we’re going to need a heck of a lot more chairs in the Cabinet room.” –Mitt Romney, who is Mormon, referring to Rudy Giuliani’s comment that he might let his wife attend Cabinet meetings

18. “Look, for someone who went to parochial schools all his life, this is a very frightening thing that’s happening right now.” –Rudy Giuliani, after a lightning strike cut out his mic as he was answering a difficult question about abortion during a Republican debate.

17. “Thanks for the question, you little jerk.” — John McCain, after being asked by a high school student if he was too old to be president.

16. “I think the reason that some 28, 29 percent are not comfortable voting for a Mormon is they think they’re voting for Harry Reid.” –Mitt Romney, a Mormon, on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Mormon

15. “My name is Patrick Fitzgerald … I like to tear the tops off small animals.” –Karl Rove, before rapping at the Radio-TV Correspondents’ dinner (Watch video)

14. “Hillary is not the first politician in Washington to declare ‘Mission Accomplished’ a little too soon.” –Barack Obama (Watch the video)

13. “You can always tell when the Republicans are getting restless, because the Vice President’s motorcade pulls into the Capitol, and Darth Vader emerges.” –Hillary Clinton

12. “I’ve been asked if that nickname bothers me, and the answer is, no. After all, Darth Vader is one of the nicer things I’ve been called recently.” –Dick Cheney

11. “This morning I was with the vice president. I was asking him what costume he was planning. And he said ‘I’m already wearing it.’ Then he mumbled something about ‘the dark side of the Force.” –George W. Bush, on Halloween

10. “I’m from Hope, Arkansas, you may have heard of it. All I’m asking is, give us one more chance.” –Mike Huckabee

9. “I hate these white-tie getups. There’s just no room for my shoulder holster.” –Dick Cheney, at the 2007 Gridiron dinner

8. “You look at that Democratic debate, I had to laugh at what I saw Barack Obama do. I mean in one week he went from saying he’s going to sit down, you know, for tea, with our enemies, but then he’s going to bomb our allies. I mean he’s gone from Jane Fonda to Dr. Strangelove in one week.” –Mitt Romney

7. “We’ve had a Congress that’s spent money like John Edwards at a beauty shop.” –Mike Huckabee

6. ‘I’m not going to get into a name-calling match with somebody who has a 9 percent approval rating.” –Harry Reid, referring to Dick Cheney

5. “The president is really sorry he couldn’t be here tonight. … His book club is meeting.” –Dick Cheney, at the 2007 Gridiron dinner

4. “A year ago, my approval rating was in the 30s, my nominee for the Supreme Court had just withdrawn, and my Vice President had shot someone. Ahhh, those were the good old days.” –George W. Bush, at the 2007 Radio-TV Correspondents’ dinner

3. “Even though I honestly had not planned on doing this, I guess with a billion people watching, it’s as good a time as any. So, my fellow Americans, I’m going to take this opportunity right here and now to formally announce…” –Al Gore, before being drowned out by the orchestra at the Oscars (Watch video clip; read more Al Gore quotes)

2. “In case you missed it, a few days ago Senator Clinton tried to spend $1 million on the Woodstock Concert Museum. Now, ladies and gentlemen, I wasn’t there. I’m sure it was a cultural and pharmaceutical event. I was tied up at the time.” — Sen. John McCain (Watch video clip)

1. “I mean think about it, Rudy Giuliani, there’s only three things he mentions in a sentence — a noun and a verb and 9/11 and I mean, there’s nothing else.” –Sen. Joe Biden, during the MSNBC Democratic presidential debate (Watch video clip)

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