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.

  • May 06, 2020

    "This is the greatest nation on earth founded on Judeo-Christian Principles. One of those principles is that we are all created in the image and likeness of God. That image is seen the most by our face. I will not wear a mask...That's the image of God right there and I want to see it in my brothers and sisters."
    -- Ohio state Rep. Nino Vitale

    (I apologize to Gov. Mike DeWine for accidentally crediting this quote to him. -- Duty Officer David Stanford)

  • May 05, 2020

    "She was thrown off The View like a dog, Zero T.V. Personas. Now Wallace is a 3rd rate lapdog for Fake News MSDNC (Concast). Doesn't have what it takes."
    -- Trump, tweeting about MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace from Camp David over the weekend

  • May 04, 2020

    "I am greeted with a hostile press the likes of which no president has ever seen. The closest would be that gentleman right up there [pointing at Lincoln Memorial statue]. They always said nobody got treated worse than Lincoln. I believe I am treated worse."
    -- Trump

  • May 03, 2020

    "Where did politicians get the authority to do this? Because some elderly power-drunk epidemiologist told them to do it?"
    -- Fox News host Tucker Carlson on stay-at-home orders

  • May 02, 2020

    "They're probably more likely to pick up an infecton outside of the workplace, where they spend two-thirds of their time."
    -- Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts on meat plant workers

    -- number of workers in a single Nebraska plant who turned out to have coronavirus

  • May 01, 2020

    "Fascist...Give people back their goddamn freedom...Free America Now."
    -- Elon Musk on coronavirus lockdown

  • April 30, 2020

    "The greatest mistake in the history of humanity."
    -- radio host Dennis Prager, on coronavirus lockdown

    "The virus just isn't nearly as deadly as we thought it was."
    -- Fox News' Tucker Carlson

  • April 29, 2020

    "We're on the other side of the medical aspect of this. And I think that we've achieved all the different milestones that are needed. So the federal government rose to the challenge, and this is a great success story. And I think that's really what needs to be told."
    -- Jared Kushner




  • April 28, 2020

    "Anyone who knows more than he does makes him feel less than he is."
    -- Barbara A. Res, former Trump Organization executive, on Trump

    "I built the greatest economy in the history of the world."
    -- Trump

  • April 27, 2020

    "He was totally misquoted in the media on a statement about the fall season and the virus. Totally misquoted. I spoke to him. He said it was ridiculous."
    -- Trump on CDC Director Robert Redfield

    "The headline was ridiculous... I was accurately quoted."
    -- Redfield