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Every day on Clean Financial we offer you a quote. If you have missed the last few days see Interesting Quotes.

However, to celebrate the comedy of politics we have put together some of our favourite quotes and video clips:

David Cameron

"Nick Clegg"

The answer David Cameron gave on being asked what his favourite joke was.

After forming a Conservative-Liberal coalition Government in May 2010, the new Prime Minister (David Cameron) and new Deputy Prime Minister (Nick Clegg) were asked about this joke, see clip below.

Boris Johnson

"Whatever type of Wall's sausage is contrived by this great experiment, the dominant ingredient has got to be Conservatism. The meat in the sausage has got to be Conservative, I would say. With plenty of bread and other bits and pieces."

London Mayor, Boris Johnson, on the possible make-up of a new coalition Government after the 2010 UK General Election. See Clip Below.

Gordon Brown

"That was a disaster, they should never have put me with that woman. Whose idea was that? It's just ridiculous...She's just a sort of bigoted woman that said she used to be Labour. I mean it's just ridiculous. I don't know why Sue brought her up towards me."

Prime Minister Gordon Brown on meeting Rochdale resident, Gillian Duffy, during the run up to the UK General Election, April 2010. See clip below.

Gordon Brown's smiles in his MP's Expenses YouTube broadcast continue to give children nightmares. See clip below.

"Peter asked me for 10p to phone a friend the other day. I said, "Here, have 20p and ring them all". When people ask me if I have a close relationship with Mandelson, I answer "How would I know? I haven't spoken to him for 18 Months",
Gordon Brown, speech to leftwing Labour Party members, 1996

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More UK Political Quotes

"I took the whip from Lord Laidlaw. Obviously I should have taken then handcuffs, petticoat, suspenders and thong",
David Cameron

"Lord Birt, he wasn’t a paid advisor and I think he was worth every penny",
John Prescott

"I have taken more out of alcohol than it has taken out of me",
Winston Churchill

"Peter asked me for 10p to phone a friend the other day. I said, "Here, have 20p and ring them all". When people ask me if I have a close relationship with Mandelson, I answer "How would I know? I haven't spoken to him for 18 Months",
Gordon Brown, speech to leftwing Labour Party members, 1996

"A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy",
Guy Fawkes, 6 November 1605

George W. Bush

"My plan reduces the national debt, and fast. So fast, in fact, that economists worry that we're going to run out of debt to retire",
George W. Bush, 2001

"Tribal sovereignty means that; it's sovereign. I mean, you're a...you've been given sovereignty, and you're viewed as a sovereign entity. And therefore the relationship between the federal government and tribes is one between sovereign entities",
George W. Bush, 2004, See Clip Below.

"I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefully",
George W. Bush, 2001

"Thank you, your Holiness. Awesome speech",
George W. Bush to Pope Benedict XVI, April 2008, See Clip Below.

"There's an old saying in Tennessee...I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee...that says, fool me once, shame on...shame on you. Fool me...you can't get fooled again",
George W. Bush, See Clip Below.

"Too many good docs are getting out of the business. Too many OB-GYNs aren't able to practice their love with women all across this country",
George W. Bush, 2004, See Clip Below.

"It got drunk and now it's got a hangover. The question is, how long will it sober up and not try to do all these fancy financial instruments?",
George W. Bush talking about the Credit Crunch 2008

"It's clearly a budget. It's got a lot of numbers in it",
George W. Bush

"You can't have it both ways. You can't take the high horse and then claim the low road",
George W. Bush

"I think the voters misunderestimate me",
George W. Bush

"He's not the dour Scottish man that you described",
George W. Bush on meeting Gordon Brown

Sarah Palin

Audio Clip of Sarah Palin who thinks she is talking to President Sarkozy.

"They are also building schools for the Afghan children so that there is hope and opportunity in our neighboring country of Afghanistan",
Sarah Palin, 2008

"There's a place in Hell reserved for women who don't support other women",
Sarah Palin, 2008

"As Putin rears his head and comes into the air space of the United States of America, where...where do they go? It's Alaska. It's just right over the border",
Sarah Palin on her foreign policy experience, See Clip Below.

Sarah Palin CBS Interview, 2008

Katie Couric: "And when it comes to establishing your worldview, I was curious, what newspapers and magazines did you regularly read before you were tapped for this to stay informed and to understand the world?"

Sarah Palin: "I've read most of them, again with a great appreciation for the press, for the media."

Couric: "But, like, what ones specifically? I'm curious."

Palin: "All of 'em, any of 'em that have been in front of me over all these years."

Couric: Can you name a few?

Palin: "I have a vast variety of sources where we get our news too."

See Clip Below.

The Best of the Rest

"I like being President. The pay is good and I can walk to work",
John F. Kennedy

"Money doesn't make you happy. I have $50 million but I was just as happy when I had $48 million",
Arnold Schwarzenegger

"You can put lipstick on a pig, it’s still a pig",
Barack Obama

"Solutions are not the Answer",
Dan Quayle

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'Political Quotes' edited by Jacob Wood, updated 19-May-10

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