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Quotes of the Week [12/15/2009]

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"I humbly ask the people to give me the chance." — Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu, announcing his intention to run for mayor Nov. 8, three days before qualifying ended

"A guy who can't decide if he wants tuna fish or a chicken sandwich can't be mayor." — John Georges, one of Landrieu's announced opponents in the race

"I'd be concerned if it was Moon." — Former councilman Eddie Sapir, who' had been mulling the field, referencing Landrieu's father, who served as mayor from 1970-1978

"This isn't Burger King where it's first come, first served." — Mitch Landrieu, deflecting criticism that he got in the race at the last minute

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