"Whether you are a Democrat or Republican, or whether you're Libertarian or whatever, you are the best. And we should not ever forget that. And when somebody does not do the job [as president], we've got to let them go."
—actor Clint Eastwood, speaking at the Republican National Convention, August 30
"They're also making their own beer, and what's more fun than beer? And they're actually sweetening the beer with honey made from the bees they have at the White House. To me, that's living by example, and that does more than any legislation."
—actor Adrian Grenier on the eco-friendly executive branch, speaking at the Impact Arts + Film Fund party at the Democratic National Convention, quoted in Politico, September 4
"New rule: Republicans don't have to accept evolution, economics, climatology, or human sexuality…but I need them to admit the historical existence of George W. Bush."
—television host Bill Maher on his show Real Time, August 31