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.
July 05, 2022
"There was just a mass shooting in Denmark, a country with some of the strictest gun laws in Europe. It's time to admit that gun laws DO NOT stop mass shootings."
-- Rep. Lauren Boebert, on a country that hasn't had a mass shooting in seven years, a school shooting in 28, and which averages 49 homicides a year, not all of which involve guns
July 04, 2022
"The only people who care about J6 are the Democrats in Washington DC."
-- Sen. Josh Hawley
July 03, 2022
"I hardly know who this person, Cassidy Hutchinson, is, other than I heard very negative things about her (a total phony and 'leaker')...She is bad news."
"Another witch hunt is blowing up in the faces of Democrats. President Trump is in a stronger position now than at any time before."
-- Trump spokesperson Taylor Budowich
July 02, 2022
"You guys may not follow the internet as much as I do."
-- then-President Trump, pushing conspiracy theories to DOJ officials
July 01, 2022
"Cass, are you excited for the 6th?... We're going to the Capitol, it's going to be great. The president's going to be there. He's going to look powerful."
-- Rudy Giuliani to Cassidy Hutchinson on Jan. 2nd
"There's a lot going on, Cass. But I don't know, things might get real, real bad on January 6th."
-- Mark Meadows, when Hutchinson asked him later that evening what Giuliani meant
June 30, 2022
Rep. Liz Cheney, to Michael Flynn, retired general and former head of the NSA:
"Do you believe in the peaceful transition of power in the United States of America?"
Flynn, testifying to the 1/6 committee under oath:
June 29, 2022
"There were no guns whatsoever."
-- Trump to Fox News on 7/11/21
"I don't f***ing care that they have weapons. They're not here to hurt me...Take the f***ing mag[netometer]s away...Let my people in, they can march to the Capitol from here."
-- Trump before speech on 1/6, after being informed that weapons including handguns and AR-15s had been seen by police
June 28, 2022
"The church is supposed to direct the government. The government is not supposed to direct the church. That is not how our Founding Fathers intended it, and I'm tired of this 'separation of church and state' junk."
-- Rep. Lauren Boebert
June 27, 2022
"Know your history...There were Gatling guns, and that was a pretty high-powered machine. Fully automatic, really. And I think you could own a cannon, too."
-- Rep. Lauren Boebert, on 1791, when the 2nd Amendment was adopted
June 27, 2022
"I am very Pro-Choice."
-- Trump, 1999
"Today's decision, which is the biggest WIN for LIFE in a generation, along with other decisions that have been announced recently, were only made possible because I delivered everything as promised."
-- Trump, last week