So they said

“I’ve been trying to do peace through zucchinis.” – Gov. Sam Brownback (in photo), on his sharing of the bounty from his family garden

“In the primary right now, it would be impossible for my mother to be elected in this day and age in Kansas.” – former Republican state Rep. William Kassebaum, about former U.S. Sen. Nancy Landon Kassebaum Baker

“Obama’s dog got more air support than our guys in #Benghazi.” – U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler, on Twitter

“They smile and say everything is wonderful and then stab you in the back.” – Kansas Board of Regents member Tim Emert, on some conservative state lawmakers’ dealings with higher education officials

“I would like to say that I have nothing to say.” – Vice Mayor Pete Meitzner, joking before the Wichita City Council approved the city’s 2014 budget