5. 'Thanks, but no thanks'

Republican National Convention (2008)
At the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn., Palin accepted the vice presidential nomination with a speech declaring, "I told the Congress, 'Thanks, but no thanks,' for that Bridge to Nowhere. If our state wanted a bridge, we'd build it ourselves." But Palin was once a solid... Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune