Don't Eat It!
Captions by Jenée Desmond-Harris
If You Say So…
Rep. Allen West (D-Fla.): "Tonight's passage of the Budget Control Act will assuredly lead to long-term sustainable economic growth and American jobs."
Bill Maher: "Can't get with media swoon over Gabby Gifford return to Congress, a body that didn't have the balls to outlaw machine guns on streets of USA."
Just Slightly Defeated
Master of Metaphor
Eugene Robinson: "Let's see, the economy is gasping for air and we're choking down the oxygen with budget cuts. Nice going, everybody!"
Donna Brazile: "Democrats must understand we are also responsible for this mega debt drama. Had the House, Senate and White House 2 years ago. Sorry folks."
Worse Than We Thought
Less Rhetoric, More Detail
Barack Obama: "Looking to learn more about the debt agreement? Our infographic shows you the nuts and bolts: OFA.BO/fzKLKc"
Doesn't Hurt to Ask