“I suppose I could play their immature, unprofessional, waste-of-time game too, by claiming these reporters and politicos are homophobe, child-molesting, tax-evading, anti-dentite, puppy-kicking, chain-smoking porn producers.” 

â€"former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, responding to a Politico article suggesting that Republicans believe a Palin presidential run would fail, quoted in The Daily Caller, November 1

“Forty-five percent of NPR listeners were Saddam Hussein.” 

â€"former presidential adviser Karl Rove, faced with survey results showing that 45 percent of Fox News viewers believed falsehoods about the Iraq war, debating former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean at the University of Delaware, October 27

“Everything was going great, and all of a sudden secret money from God knows whereâ€"because they won’t disclose it?is pouring in.

â€"former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on the Democrats’ electoral misfortunes, speaking at a fundraiser in Minneapolis, October 23