"I can't imagine that either a President Spacey [on House of Cards] or the president's chief of staff on Scandal could really get away with murder. I wish I'd known about that when I was in office.â€¦You know, think of all the opportunities I've missedâ€¦so many people had it coming."
-former President Bill Clinton, The Washington Post, November 12
"You're not going to get close to even one number in the nuclear launch codes."
-President Barack Obama in an interview with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, Politico, December 8
"I actually voted against the Affordable Care Act, because unlike some people, I actually sat down and read it."
-Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, December 9
"I shook Gruber's hand, looked him in the eye, and said: 'Thank you for helping us destroy the shitty law you passed.'"
-tweet by American Commitment President Phil Kerpen, referencing ObamaÂcare architect Jonathan Gruber's gaffe that "the stupidity of the American voter" was crucial to the success of the president's health care law, December 9
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