(Mother's Day) is a tough holiday for Rahm Emanuel because he's not used to saying the word "day" after "mother".
President Barack Obama, during the 2009 White House Correspondents Dinner. 
You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. ... This crisis provides the opportunity for us to do things that you could not before.Rahm Emanuel
[Obama White House] rescued the economy from the worst recession.Rahm Emanuel
This is an ironic choice for a president-elect who has promised to change Washington, make politics more civil and govern from the center.Rahm Emanuel