#BestQuotesOf2010, A Twitter Thread

“We’re becoming a nation of wussies.” –Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell.

“In ‘Daily Show’ Role on 9/11 Bill, Echoes of Murrow” –NYT headline.

“Look, divine inspiration from a series of kids books?” –MSLSD “analyst” Richard Wolffe re Palin reading C.S. Lewis.

Misnamed bill of the year: “Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE ACT).”

“Those aren’t the kinds of folks [i.e., GOP border hawks] who represent our core American values.” –BHO.

“I’m a Christian by choice.” –Barack Obama. (Not by Grace? Interesting….)

“Hate & Racism are as important to Tbaggers as killing, guns, & Jesus”–some asshole on Twitter.

“I do not think that Hamas is a terrorist organization.” –Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

“So the bottom line is this: The southern border is more secure today than at any time in the past 20 years.” –BHO.

“And I join those who have called for looking into how is this opposition to the mosque being funded.” –Nancy Pelosi.

“There are a variety of reasons why I think people have taken these actions.” –Eric Holder re Islamist terrorists.

“Long before America was even an idea [it was] home to…The British & French, the Dutch & Spanish, to Mexicans…”

“…somebody home-grown…a mentally deranged person or somebody [who] doesn’t like the healthcare bill” –Bloomberg.

Reuters, 1/8/10: “U.S. employers unexpectedly cut 85,000 jobs….” It’s all been so…unexpected.

AP, 2/4/10: “The number of newly laid-off workers filing…claims for jobless benefits rose unexpectedly last week…”

AP, 4/8/10: “Initial jobless claims increase unexpectedly….”

Reuters, 7/1/10: “New claims for U.S. jobless benefits unexpectedly rose last week….”

Reuters, 8/5/10: “New claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week….”

“…the Tea Party…can never come up with a coherent vision for governing…It will die out.” –Lindsey Graham.

“Little rightwing boys & girls joining hands & singing praise for Beck & Palin. I have a nightmare.” –Chris Matthews

“Carly Fiorina: Just too extreme for California.” –Barbara Boxer campaign ad.

“…there’s no such thing as shovel-ready projects.” –Barack Obama.

“It’s a great moment…No one will know until [ObamaCare] is actually in place how it works.” –Chris Dodd.

“Health insurance reform is about jobs. This legislation…will create 4M jobs, about 400K jobs very soon.” –Pelosi.

“And that’s why we have so many returning veterans who want us to move forward and address [global warming].” –Boxer.

“But we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it, away from the fog of the controversy.” –Pelosi.

We must “reach out to [Muslims so they] feel good about their [contributions] to science math & engineering” –Bolden.

“All those who wore sheets [are now wearing clothing that says] I am part of the tea party.” –Shirley Jackson Lee.

“Excellent health care is by definition redistributional.” –Donald Berwick (Medicare head).

“I wouldn’t dignify you by peeing on your leg, it wouldn’t be worth wasting the urine.” –Rep. Pete Stark (D-Calif).

“…take one of them–Fred Barnes, Karl Rove, who cares–and call them racists.”–JournoList.

“We don’t mind the Republicans joining us. They can come for the ride, but they gotta sit in back.” –Barack Obama.

December was “a season of progress for the American people.” –Obama. You mean tax rate freeze we shoved up your ass?

“…one of the lessons of…Iraq is that American influence…is not a function of military force alone” –BHO #DUH!

“Jobs Not Hate: Say No to the Tea Party Bigots” –Leftist placard. That’s the kinda genius we’re dealin’ with friends.

“Ronald Reagan would have a hard time getting elected as a Republican today.” –Lindsey “Goober” Graham.

“Well, do you have any evidence that it’s not, Bob?” –David Axelrod to Bob Schieffer re WH’s Chamber of Commerce lie.

“I mean, I do think at a certain point you’ve made enough money.” –Barack Obama.

“I think it’s going to be a bad night for the Democrats.” –James “Skeletor” Carville.

“…all of us here in US were surprised, disappointed & angry about release of Lockerbie bomber” –BHO. #BaldFacedLie.

…is there any reason why…FCC couldn’t simply pull [Fox News’] broadcasting permit once it expires?“ –JournoList.

“I just know, in my group of friends [Christine O’Donnell is] seen as a nut job.” –Meghan “Look At Me!” McCain.

“…if you hungry and somebody starts feeding you after others wouldn’t [and took] away your possibility to get something.”

“…Sharron Angle, who just raised $14M from ‘tea party’ extremists all across the country.” –Dirk Dirbin fundraiser.

“Senator, the military at all times during my deanship [at Harvard Law] had full and good access.” –Elena Kagan.

“Today we have two Vietnams, side by side, North and South, exchanging and working.” –Sheila Jackson Lee.

“…we sincerely apologise to anybody we have offended.” –Producers of 1010global.org video of exploding children.

“Oyster safety.” –$500K earmark in latest Porkopolis Omnibus spending orgy, thankfully killed by GOP.

“U.S. is not greatest country ever” –title of Michael Kinsley (TNR) piece. No, he doesn’t tell us which country is.

“This ain’t your father’s Republican Party.” –Joe Biden. (True. And thank God for that.)

“…it’s just too hard to explain.” –Joe Biden, explaining why Dems were not pimping their policy “successes.”

“science & argument does not seem to be winning…we’re hardwired not to always think clearly when we’re scared” –BHO.

“But for me, we’d be in a worldwide depression.” –Harry Reid.

“…people are influenced by a simple slogan rather than the facts or the truth or what’s happening.” –John Kerry.

“Jobs & Justice! Not Racism & War!” –Leftist placard. “Apples & Oranges! Not Ad Hominem & Lawn Mowers!” –Me.

“We’re gonna punish our enemies and we’re gonna reward our friends” –Barack Obama.

“By virtually any measure, our economy is in a better place than it was two years ago.” –Robert Gibbs.

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