Quote of the Week: "I mean..."

"I mean, I can't really speak for both sides of that issue."

—Gov. Bill Haslam, quoted in a report on nooga.com as he defended his choice of Tim Gobble to fill a post on the state Board of Parole. Gobble had resigned as city manager of East Ridge in February after ethics controversies. As sheriff in Bradley County, he also had argued against the separation of church and state on a county website.