Scandal Season 2 Episode 10: "One for the Dog" Quotes
[to Cyrus and Olivia] We all got in bed with the Devil together and nobody wants to go to Federal prison. So I wrote a letter and I signed it. I broke the law. I broke the Constitution. And I would do it again.Mellie
[to Cyrus and Olivia] Because we let that snake, Hollis, play in our garden for so long we can't turn him in to the Feds, or turn him over to the cops, or to the courts and wait for justice to be served. Because we have to protect Fitz. We have to protect secrets.Mellie
[to Cyrus and Olivia] I can sign Fitz's signature in my sleep. I can do it perfectly. I've been doing it since he was governor. But I did not sign this paper lightly. I did not sign this without using my head. I'm not some man reacting out of rage and then thinking later. I am a woman. So I thought about it. And I made my decision.Mellie
Olivia: Do you understand that we live in a democracy? With laws and rules and civil discourse? This is not Nicaragua. You can't just--
Cyrus: What, steal the White House? Yes, we can. It's been done before. Will be done again.
I'm a US Attorney, gentlemen. I represent the United States of America. The United States of America is in this room. So you need to watch how you treat the prisoner on American soil.David