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.”

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

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