Overheard at CPAC

The best comments overheard at the conservative political action conference.

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Between all the speechifying, sermonizing and glad-handing by politicians at CPAC during the last few days, conservative attendees of the political action conference also had quite a bit to say.

Below, eight of the best comments overheard at CPAC:

"I know you're mad because you didn't get to meet Paul Ryan.... but don't take it out on me."

-Man to his girlfriend after a failed meet and greet with the former VP candidate

"After 50 years of marriage they tank so early."

Rep. Michelle Bachmann, R-Minn., sits down for an interview with Tea Party Patriots founder Jenny Beth Martin.

-Conservative businessman Foster Friess explaining the absence of his wife circa 11 p.m.

"Monroe was totally a better president than Jefferson"

-College-aged kids waiting for a bus to CPAC

"If only I'd brought my yacht I wouldn't have to wait in that shuttle line."

-College-aged kids after boarding a bus to CPAC

"I want to see Newt Gingrich so I can rip him a new ass."

-CPAC attendee commenting on the former House speaker's upcoming speech

"I've got a panel I need to sit in [on] and live tweet from... So it's a lot."

-CPAC panelist

"It's a Disney world of good ideas."

-Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, on CPAC

"I am so sweaty nasty."

-Girl about to go on the radio with Tea Party Patriots

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