Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Best Political Quotes of 2010

RWN has published The 2nd Annual 40 Best Political Quotes Of 2010.

Some of my favorites:

  • As has been said, standards are always out of date -- that is why we call them standards. -- George Will

  • With the coldest winter ever recorded, with snow setting record levels up and down the coast, the Nobel committee should take (Al Gore's) Nobel Prize back. -- Donald Trump

  • Our culture has few taboos that can’t be violated, and our establishment has largely given up on setting standards in the first place. Except where Islam is concerned. There, the standards are established under threat of violence, and accepted out of a mix of self-preservation and self-loathing. This is what decadence looks like: a frantic coarseness that “bravely” trashes its own values and traditions, and then knuckles under swiftly to totalitarianism and brute force. -- Ross Douthat

  • I'm the guy that's gonna walk up...and say one simple thing to Nancy Pelosi, "Gimmie that Damn gavel. -- Allen West

  • President Obama said he is going to use the Gulf disaster to push a new energy bill through Congress. How about using the Gulf disaster to fix the Gulf disaster? -- Jay Leno

  • The tea party saved the Republican Party. In a broad sense, the tea party rescued it from being the fat, unhappy, querulous creature it had become, a party that didn't remember anymore why it existed, or what its historical purpose was. The tea party, with its energy and earnestness, restored the GOP to itself. -- Peggy Noonan

  • Experience trumps brilliance. -- Thomas Sowell

  • Read them all...

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