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February 14, 2012

"[The French Revolution] was a secular revolution on which we relied on the goodness of each other. This is the left's view of where America should go. And of course where did France go? To the guillotine. To tyranny. If there are no rights that the government needs to respect, then what we see with Obamacare is just the beginning of what government will do to you."

– Rick Santorum

February 13, 2012

"We are not auditioning for fearless leader. We don't need a president to tell us in what direction to go. We know what direction to go...We just need a president to sign this stuff. We don't need someone to think it up or design it...Pick a Republican with enough working digits to handle a pen..."

– Grover Norquist at CPAC

February 12, 2012

"You were definitely a bit shy of the perfection we've come to expect. I hope you're okay!"

– a commenter on the Facebook page of Callista Gingrich's hair

February 10, 2012

"Like watching a cruel experiment involving baboons, laughing gas and a forklift."

– Matt Taibbi on GOP race

February 09, 2012

"I would screw them out and send the interns out to get me some of those good Edison lightbulbs. And those interns would come back sometimes empty-handed in tears, because they couldn't come up with a regular Edison light-bulb."

– Rep. Steve King on energy-saving bulbs installed by House Office building janitors, who he referred to as then-speaker Nancy Pelosi's "Stasi troops"

February 08, 2012

"I was the perfect candidate. America had their chance with the perfect candidate."

– Michele Bachmann

February 06, 2012

"If it's an honest rape, that individual should go immediately to the emergency room. I would give them a shot of estrogen."

– Ron Paul, to CNN

February 06, 2012

"Once they have a nuclear weapon, let me assure you, you will not be safe, even here in Missouri."

– Rick Santorum on Iran

February 03, 2012

"He's going to lose. He doesn't resonate, you know?"

– Donald Trump on Mitt Romney, last April

"It's my honor, real honor, to endorse Mitt Romney."

– Donald Trump, yesterday

February 02, 2012

"I'm concerned about the poor in this country. We have to make sure the safety net is strong..."

– Mitt Romney, several weeks ago

"I'm not concerned with the very poor. We have a safety net there..."

– Mitt Romney, yesterday