Say What? Archive


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.

  • November 11, 2011

    "The ways the bankers have kind of toppled the way money is distributed and taken most of it into their hands is as good as Stalin or Hitler and the evil guys."
    -- Mario Batali
  • November 10, 2011

    "We have a culture in Washington, D.C., where these corporate lobbyists have these cozy relationships with the people that they're regulating."
    -- Rick Perry
  • November 09, 2011

    Rick Perry:
    And I will tell ya, it's three agencies of government when I get there that are gone. Commerce, Education, and the uh, what's the third one there...

    Debate moderator:
    You can't name the third one?

    The third agency of government I would do away with...Let's see. I can't. The third one I can't. Sorry. Oops.
  • November 09, 2011

    "I do view China as a potential military threat to the United States...They've indicated that they're trying to develop nuclear capability and they want to develop more aircraft carriers like we have."
    -- Herman Cain
  • November 08, 2011

    "Only in Santa Cruz would you have biker wars over who's going to control pumpkin spice lattes."
    -- S.C. Deputy Police Chief Steve Clark, on Starbucks fight between Hells Angels and Vagos members
  • November 05, 2011

    "Since you are from an island, you don't understand the subtleties of continental Europe."
    -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy to a BBC journalist
  • November 04, 2011

    "It was not the banks that created the mortgage crisis. It was plain and simple Congress who forced everybody to go and give mortgages to people who were on the cusp."
    -- NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg
  • November 02, 2011

    Bill O'Reilly: "Do you really want war with Iran?"

    Herman Cain: "Well, I don't want that, Bill. But if they fire first, we're going to defend ourselves and defend our enemies. And they are no match for our warships."
  • November 02, 2011

    "Liberals detest, detest, detest conservative blacks. I mean, they harangue blacks and tell them, 'You can't be a Republican.'...And then when we don't have that many Republicans or blacks showing up at a Republican event, 'Oh, you have no blacks there.' Well, maybe if you weren't haranguing them so much."
    -- Ann Coulter
  • October 31, 2011

    "Donald Trump will never sue me because I know his big secret -- his biggest secret. And he knows that I know it. Donald Trump cannot afford to sue me, and he knows it."
    -- Lawrence O'Donnell