Quotes of the Day: ‘President Obama has the information he wants… to make his decision’

By Sadie Bass

Nov 24, 2009 10:01am

"After completing a rigorous final meeting, President Obama has the information he wants and needs to make his decision and he will announce that decision within days." – White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, following the ninth and presumably final “war council” on sending additional U.S. forces to Afghanistan

“He reminds me of a chess grandmaster who has played his opening in six simultaneous games…But he hasn’t completed a single game and I’d like to see him finish one.” — Henry Kissinger, to columnist Roger Cohen

“This is really tough. I didn't anticipate being in this position. I thought it would pass. Maybe (Senator) Harry (Reid) has some magic up his sleeve. But I don't see how he gets those four votes…without compromising the bill.” — Howard Dean, to The Huffington Post

“No, no, not for me. Not for me, no. We had Senator Kennedy in our household, and — no, not for me.” — Vicki Kennedy to Oprah Winfrey, on whether she would ever run for Senate

“National security.” — David Axelrod to The Wall Street Journal, on why he doesn’t divulge President Obama’s golf scores

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