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.

  • March 10, 2011

    Frankly, my toilets don't work in my house, and I blame you and people like you who want to tell me what I can install in my house...I've been waiting 20 years to talk about how bad these toilets are...I can't buy a toilet that works.
    -- Sen. Rand Paul complaining to Dept. of Energy's Kathleen Hogan about regulation of consumer items, at a senate committee hearing
    I can help you find a toilet that works.
    -- Hogan
    I'm sorry about your toilet.
    -- committee chairman Jeff Bingaman
  • March 09, 2011

    Flying a little bigger plane than normal. You gonna launch some attacks in Libya or something?
    -- General David Petraeus to Defense Secretary Robert Gates, at the airport in Kabul
    Heh-heh, yeah. Exactly.
    -- Secretary Gates
  • March 08, 2011

    Freedom of expression is the right of every natural person, even if a person chooses to behave irrationally to express his or her insanity.
    -- from Muammar Gaddafi's The Green Book
  • March 07, 2011

    A Jewish conspiracy.
    -- Julian Assange, decrying "smears" from The Guardian and Private Eye magazine
    Sort of Jewish.
    -- Assange, about the Guardian's editor, because his brother-in-law is Jewish
    Forget the Jewish thing.
    -- Assange
  • March 06, 2011

    Brotherly Leader and Guide of the First of September Great Revolution of the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.
    -- Gaddafi's full official title
  • March 04, 2011

    One thing that I do know is Obama's having grown up in Kenya, his view of the Brits, for example, very different than the average American...his perspective as growing up in Kenya with a Kenyan father is very different than ours because he probably grew up hearing that the British are a bunch of imperialists who persecuted his grandfather.
    -- Mike Huckabee on President Obama, who first visited Kenya in the late 1980s
  • March 02, 2011

    In my opinion, any future defense secretary who advises the president to again send a big American land army into Asia or into the Middle East or Africa should 'have his head examined,' as General MacArthur so delicately put it.
    -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates, speaking at West Point
  • March 01, 2011

    I am on a drug. It's called Charlie Sheen. It's not available because if you try it you will die. Your face will melt off and your children will weep over your exploded body.
    -- Charlie Sheen
  • February 28, 2011

    That man can explain anything. I think if we give Glenn Beck the numbers, he can solve this.
    -- Michele Bachmann on the country's financial woes
  • February 28, 2011

    That man can explain anything. I think if we give Glenn Beck the numbers, he can solve this.
    -- Michele Bachmann on solving the country's financial woes