Out Loud: May 30, 2008

The best quotes of the week.


"My BS-o-meter didn't flicker once around [Sen.] Harry Reid, and it usually goes crazy around politicians."

Pamela Anderson, after lobbying the Senate majority leader on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

"I'm a young person who's interested in politics, [and]I thought, 'Why not?' "

Thomas "T.J" Wells, a 20-year-old Barack Obama supporter, on getting a full-color portrait of the senator tattooed on his right calf

"Why don't you learn something about the monument?"

Sen. Hillary Clinton, refusing to take media questions during a stop at South Dakota's Mount Rushmore

"What I do know is that war should only be waged when necessary, and the Iraq war was not necessary."

Scott McClellan, former Bush White House spokesman, in his new insider tell-all, What Happened

Sources: The Washington Post, The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, Ind.), ABC News