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.

  • December 26, 2011

    "How long do you think Sean Hannity's show would last if four times in one sentence, he made a comment about, say, the President of the United States, and said that he looked like a skinny, ghetto crackhead? Which, by the way, you might want to say that Barack Obama does."
    -- pundit Brent Bozell, criticizing Chris Matthews' characterization of Newt Gingrich as looking "like a car bomber"
  • December 24, 2011

    "What I can promise you is this -- when you get out of college, if I'm president you'll have a job. If President Obama is reelected, you will not be able to get a job."
    -- Mitt Romney to a New Hampshire college student
  • December 23, 2011

    "I used to be homophobic, but that's fucked up. I had to look in the mirror and say, 'All the designers I'm wearing are gay.'"
    -- rapper A$AP Rocky
  • December 22, 2011

    "She lectures us on eating right, while she has a large posterior herself."
    -- Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner on Michelle Obama
  • December 21, 2011

    "We don't go after anybody. Actually, they go after me. They're demonstrating in front of my building, calling me every kind of name. If you want to talk about civil-rights violations, what about that?"
    -- Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, accused by the Justice Department of systemic discrimination against Latinos, including "unlawful stops, detentions, and arrests"
  • December 20, 2011

    "Proudly, Nancy and Ronnie Reagan are the closest analogy that I know of in terms of how we work together and try to do things together."
    -- Newt Gingrich on his marriage to Callista
  • December 19, 2011

    "Primary mission: advocate of civilization, definer of civilization, teacher of the rules of civilization, arouser of those who fan civilization, organizer of pro-civilization activists, leader (possibly) of the civilizing forces."
    -- notes re Gingrich, by Gingrich, 1997
  • December 16, 2011

    "That's one of the things that I like about him -- because he's been consistent since he changed his mind."
    -- Christine O'Donnell, endorsing Mitt Romney
  • December 15, 2011

    "A lot of people agree with me. They find it amazing, that out of -- that all of a sudden, miraculously, this birth certificate just appeared. People have questioned the birth certificate, and many people do still question it."
    -- Donald Trump, 12/5/11
  • December 14, 2011

    "Just like Reagan, I will tell the truth at the risk of causing some confusion with the timid."
    -- Newt Gingrich tweet