Politi-quotes: The Week in One-liners

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    "John Kerry, why the long face?" —Gov. Sarah Palin, poking fun at the Massachusetts drawn-out features.

    The week's top ten best quotes in politics:

    "Obviously, there's a lot to think about." —Will Weisser, associate publisher at Sentinel, trying to figure out what to do with Gov. Mark Sanford's upcoming book, which his company purchased the rights to a while back.

    "He won't let me take a shot." —President Barack Obama, when asked whether he was going to try to sink White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs in the dunk tank set up for the White House's luau.

    "I'll be sleeping alone." —Vice President Joe Biden, on what would happen if his wife caught him wearing a Red Sox jersey around the house.

    "I got bumped from Hardball tonight because Gov Sanford had an affair with a woman in Argentina." —Rep. Jared Polis, Twittering — and whining — about his lot in life.

    "John Kerry, why the long face?" —Gov. Sarah Palin, poking fun at the Massachusetts drawn-out features.

    "[Expletive] you!" —Rep. Lee Terry, overheard by a CQ reporter yelling back at someone yelling at him for jaywalking.

    "yeah, that was one of those adult moments. I killed a friggin cockroach, and I was screaming 'ewww!' so disgusting! yuck!" —Meghan McCain, Twittering"

    "He touched me." —Rep. Maxine Waters, accusing Rep. David Obey in an altercation over an appropriations earmark.

    "Lemme just say this: I think that, for Gov. Sanford, stimulus was on his mind." —"Meet the Press" host David Gregory.

    "We're done, right?" —Gibbs, hoping that reporters were done asking about Michael Jackson.