“It’s about taking down systems. It doesn’t matter what you’re protesting. Just protest.”  

â€"a protester at an Occupy Wall Street demonstration in New York, The New York Times, October 1

“These people are not interested in creative destruction. They are only interested in destruction. That leads to gas chambers. That leads to guillotines. That leads to millions dead.”  

â€"radio host Glenn Beck on the Occupy Wall Street protesters, The Glenn Beck Program, October 4

“Is this your wife? Mind if I put my arm around her like that?”  

â€"Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaking to a supporter, CNN, October 5

“It may require our military in Mexico working in concert with them to kill these drug cartels and keep them off our border.”  

â€"Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry speaking to a crowd in New Hampshire, Associated Press, October 1

“I hired Sarah Palin because she was hot and got ratings.”  

â€"Fox News chief Roger Ailes, Associated Press, October 5