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.
February 17, 2011
I think this is the end of the laptop...It's portable.
-- Rupert Murdoch on the iPad
February 16, 2011
I said stay off the crack, and I still think that's pretty good advice, unless you can manage it socially. If you can manage it socially, then go for it, but not a lot of people can, you know?
-- Charlie Sheen
February 15, 2011
The average young person racks up 10,000 hours of gaming by age of 21. That's almost exactly as much time as they spend in a classroom during all of middle school and high school if they have perfect attendance.
-- Jane McGonigal, in a recent article on video games
February 14, 2011
Our opponents are better at nastiness than we will ever be. It comes naturally.
-- Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels on Dems
February 12, 2011
Who wants to run into a member of Congress in need of a shower wandering the halls in sweats or a robe?
-- Melanie Sloan of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, on the 30-50 Reps who live at work
February 11, 2011
If I run, and if I win, this country will be respected again.
-- Donald Trump, on the presidency
February 09, 2011
Responding to what may seem like a friendly e-mail or an appealing marketing offer can have serious consequences. Private information and images can so easily be transmitted to friends and strangers alike.
-- Rep. Chris Lee in a 2009 Op-Ed on the dangers of the internet, 20 months before resigning over release of a half-naked self-portrait he sent to a woman via Craigslist
February 07, 2011
When I was a child, President Ronald Reagan was the nice man who gave us jelly beans when we visited the White House. I didn't know then, but I know it now: The jelly beans were much more than a sweet treat he gave out as gifts. They represented the uniqueness and greatness of America -- each one different and special in its own way, but collectively they blended in harmony.
-- Rep. Ben Quayle, on Reagan's 100th birthday
February 07, 2011
Nobody has yet explained to the American public what they know, and surely they know more than the rest of us know, who it is who will be taking the place of Mubarak. I'm not real enthused about what it is that is being done on a national level from D.C. in regards to understanding all the situation there in Egypt and in these areas that are so volatile right now.
-- Sarah Palin on Obama's handling of the Egypt crisis
February 04, 2011
Un-Egyptian...The majority of the people out there now are following foreign agendas.
-- Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman on demonstrators