Say What? Archive
TWO DECADES OF WTF
Welcome to the world's largest and most up-to-date collection of insane, tragic, misguided, dishonest, inexplicable, and darkly hilarious comments by public figures. This is where reality comes when it wants its mind blown.
January 28, 2022
"We've heard story after story, I mean all these athletes dropping dead on the field."
-- Sen. Ron Johnson on COVID-19 vaccine
January 27, 2022
"Where is Biden's Pacific Islander nominee? Why isn't there an American Indian on the court? Or a genderqueer? Or someone from the chronic fatigue syndrome community, or a justice with cognitive disabilities?"
-- Fox's Tucker Carlson, on Biden pledge to nominate the Supreme Court's first Black woman justice
January 26, 2022
"Have we ever seen a President attack and malign the free press like Joe Biden has?"
-- Rep. Jim Banks
January 25, 2022
"None of us can run and hide...Bill Gates and his 65,000 satellites alone will be able to look at every square inch of the planet, 24 hours a day...Even in Hitler's Germany, you could cross the Alps into Switzerland, you could hide in the attic like Anne Frank did."
-- Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on "the deadliest vaccine ever made"
January 24, 2022
"They'll go after children."
-- Trump, on January 6th committee interviewing his 40-year-old daughter
January 23, 2022
"Invoked the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in response to more than 500 questions over six hours..."
-- recent court filing on Eric Trump's deposition in October
January 22, 2022
"If you look at the statistics, African-American voters are voting in just as high a percentage as Americans."
-- Sen. Mitch McConnell
"Wow! How embarrassing, that it came out exactly how he meant it."
-- Stephen Colbert
January 21, 2022
"My phone call to the Secretary of State of Georgia was perfect, perhaps even more so than my call with the Ukrainian President, if that's possible."
January 20, 2022
"I refuse to answer on the ground it may tend to incriminate me."
-- Erik Trump, over 500 times in a deposition
"You see the mob take the Fifth. If you're innocent, why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?"
-- Donald Trump
January 19, 2022
"The only thing we didn't win was the election."
-- Trump, on 2020, at rally in Arizona