Village Idiots: Quotes from the Swamp

PatriotPost.US, 08-40 Needs remedial economics: “Do you know why so many Americans are losing their homes? To hear the Republicans describe it, it’s because too many working class idiots were given mortgages that they really couldn’t afford. Here’s the truth: The number one cause of people declaring bankruptcy is because of medical bills. Let me state this simply: If we had had universal health coverage, this mortgage ‘crisis’ may never have happened.” —filmmaker Michael Moore

From the global village: “It was capitalism that caused the ruin [in the United States]. Let the U.S. empire end and let a great nation and great republic rise from the ruin.” —Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez

Too much information: “It was Bill. He’s charming. He’s charismatic. You know, he touched me. I got a little tingle... He’s very charming. He’s very smart. You know, he’s just got it. He’s got it...” —Joy Behar of “The View” on Bill Clinton

Belly laugh of the week: “[Obama] doesn’t have any kind of sleaze in his background.” —Joy Behar