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 16, 2021
"If you can impeach a president after they are out of office, why don't we impeach George Washington? He owned slaves."
-- Sen. Lindsey Graham
January 15, 2021
"He loved Trump. Every word, he listens to him."
-- attorney Albert Watkins, asking that Trump pardon his client, Jacob "Q Shaman" Chansley
"They say we lost. We didn't lose...We will stop the steal...We're going to have someone in there that should not be in there, and our country will be destroyed. And we're not going to stand for that...You have to get your people to fight....Democrats attempted the most brazen and outrageous election theft. Everybody knows it."
-- Trump at Jan 6 "Save America" rally
January 14, 2021
"Can we please move this vaccine along? People are getting into sea shanties."
-- Amy Miller to President-elect Biden
January 13, 2021
"You can either go down in history as a patriot, or you can go down in history as a pussy."
-- Trump to Pence last Wednesday, urging him to falsify the electoral vote count
January 12, 2021
"These are the things and events that happen when a sacred landslide election victory is so unceremoniously and viciously stripped away from great patriots...Mike Pence didn't have the courage to do what should have been done."
-- Trump tweets last Wednesday, during storming of U.S. Capitol
January 10, 2021
"We're supposed to be horrified by the protesters. There's a lot of people out there calling for the end of violence...I am glad Sam Adams, Thomas Paine, the actual Tea Party guys, the men at Lexington and Concord, didn't feel that way."
-- Rush Limbaugh on storming of U.S. Capitol
"Only later did it become clear that lawmakers feared for their lives; that some of the attackers were hunting for congressional leaders; that there could have been a massacre."
-- from CNN report
January 11, 2021
"Mike Pence, I hope you're gonna stand up for the good of our Constitution and for the good of our country. And if you're not, I'm going to be very disappointed in you, I will tell you right now."
-- Trump, at Wednesday rally
"Hang Mike Pence! Hang Mike Pence!"
-- rioters at Capitol building
January 09, 2021
Reporter interviewing weeping rioter:
Ma'am, what happened to you?
"I got maced. I made it like a foot inside and they pushed me out and they maced me."
...Why did you want to go in?
"We're storming the Capitol. It's a revolution!"
January 08, 2021
"Remember this day forever!"
-- Trump tweet to rioters on Wednesday
"Like all Americans, I am outraged by the violence, lawlessness and mayhem."
-- Trump in video on Thursday
January 07, 2021
"Go home. We love you. You're very special...I know how you feel."
-- Trump to rioters who seized the U.S. Capitol