So they said

huelskamp,tim“It could be well into Hillary Clinton’s 2nd term before ‘deficit reduction’ actually kicks in. #letsbehonest.” – Rep. Tim Huelskamp (in photo), R-Fowler, tweeting against the budget deal Wednesday

“I’ve never met anyone who uses Algebra II in their daily life.” – Kansas State Board of Education member Ken Willard of Hutchinson, questioning graduation requirements

“If you live long enough, you’re going to get a lot of awards, because they run out of recipients.” – former Kansas Sen. Bob Dole, 90, as he was presented with the World Food Program USA’s newly renamed George McGovern and Bob Dole Leadership Award

“Dear Cade (#43), Life has its setbacks. I know! However, you will be a stronger human with time. I wish you all the best. Sincerely – Another 43.” – President George W. Bush, in a handwritten note to University of Alabama kicker Chad Foster, who missed two field goals and had a third blocked during a last-second loss to Auburn

“We’re just going to agree to disagree. It’s like talking to the Republic of Korea or something.” – Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill., inadvertently insulting South Korea (rather than North Korea) during testy questioning of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in a House hearing