Top 22 Political Quotes of 2011 — PICTURES

Dec. 16, 2011, 7:25 a.m.

This past year was an event­ful one in polit­ic­al dis­course, com­plete with quips, one-liners, gaffes, and com­ments that left us simply shak­ing our heads. The 2012 Re­pub­lic­an field, mem­bers of Con­gress, and Pres­id­ent Obama all said mem­or­able things this year. With that in mind, here are Na­tion­al Journ­al‘s top 22 polit­ic­al quotes of 2011.