Quotes of the day

“I love those folks who helped get us in this mess and now say, ‘This is Obama’s economy.’… That’s fine. Give it to me … So I welcome the job. My job is to solve problems. Not to stand on the sidelines and carp and gripe.”

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“‘So there’s no bailout plan for the National League?’ Buck asked, laughing.

‘No,’ said the president, ‘we’re out of money.'”