This week’s collection of interesting quotes from the #UTPOL and beyond, ranging from the thought provoking to the jaw dropping, from the dead serious to the just plain hilarious.
Did we miss any? Send them to us at UtahPoliticoHub@gmail.com, and we’ll consider them for next week’s edition.
Stop and smell the freeway
“My leather-soled shoes might be the most uncomfortable shoes on the planet, which I didn’t know until I walked two miles round-trip to run to the dentist and back,” Hughes said. “Comfortable shoes is something I didn’t appreciate before I started this, which I do now. So that’s a lesson learned.”– Rep. Greg Hughes
What about waste facility buildings?
Why stop at Harry Reid? How about we prohibit naming any gvmt buildings after politicians? http://t.co/lhIUhDT0PQ
— Michael Jolley (@UTJolley) September 3, 2014
Well, that’s one way to lose an election
Surprising No One
(I’ve) already spoken out why I think it’s the right thing to do to recognize same-sex marriage. But these things don’t happen overnight. It’s step-by-step and it’s an evolution that, in this case, is taking us somewhere. — Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr.
“Sometimes access actually can mean harm,” said Kennedy, a family physician, according to a Fox 13 report. “Sometimes access to health care can be damaging and dangerous,” he continued to a room of stunned observers. “And it’s a perspective for the [legislative body] to consider is that, I’ve heard from National Institutes of Health and otherwise that we’re killing up to a million, a million and a half people every year in our hospitals. And it’s access to hospitals that’s killing those people.”–Rep. Mike Kennedy, R-Alpine.
The Pet That Grows
— Aimee Winder Newton (@AimeeNewton) September 4, 2014
This week’s favorite meme:
One more ICYMI: