"These kids are malleable. They will follow the leader, they don't think for themselves, and they are the last ones I want to say, 'Here's a gun, and here's a beer.' They are not adult; that's why they're in the military. They are not adults."
'"Candy Lightner, founder of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, on lowering the drinking age for military personnel, Fox News, April 7

"Frankly…these people are economically illiterate."
'"Cleta Mitchell, a lawyer who works with many Republican legislators on their financial disclosure statements, quoted in Roll Call, April 7

"The farm bill is like giving birth to a porcupine. It is really painful."
'"Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), on the protracted attempts to get a new farm bill, quoted in Congress Daily, April 3

"Police are like vampires. They shouldn't be invited into your homes."
'"Jamarhl Crawford, chairman of the New Black Panther Party in Roxbury, on "consent" searches by Boston police looking for illegal guns, quoted in The Boston Globe, March 25