"This is promoting the use of an intoxicant by The Denver Post! Why don't you just set it up like, 'Here's a bar in Denver where you can get the cheapest chasers and the most gin for your money?'"

-Bill O'Reilly reacting to news that The Denver Post had hired a pot editor, The O'Reilly Factor, December 9

"If you want to pay more for an insurance company that covers your doctor, you can do that."

-former Obama administration health adviser Zeke Emanuel, asked about the president's promise that patients can keep their doctors, Fox News Sunday, December 8

"Unlike buying a book online from Amazon, this process is more akin to applying for a passport, buying a home, and receiving an individually calculated tax credit all through a single Web portal."

-Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley on the troubled Maryland health insurance exchange, The Baltimore Sun, December 7