Say What? Archive

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July 04, 2011

"He hit the brakes, lost control, was ejected and struck his head on the road. He suffered a skull fracture."

– New York State Trooper Robert Jureller, on motorcyclist Philip Contos, killed while driving bare-headed in an organized ride protesting helmet laws

July 03, 2011

"He did not cause this recession, but he made it worse."

– Mitt Romney on Obama, 6/27/11

"I did not say that things are worse."

– Romney, when asked about the statement, 6/30/11

July 01, 2011

"You will pray for the time when I was only on the air for one hour every day."

– Glenn Beck, on the future

June 30, 2011

"She can raise enough money to burn a wet mule."

– Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour on Sarah Palin

June 29, 2011

"I don't think the current minimum wage is necessary because most companies are paying higher than the minimum wage."

– Herman Cain

June 26, 2011

"There is no such thing as global warming."

– Rick Santorum

June 24, 2011

"The people on this commission are going to be people who know something about coal, oil, shale oil, natural gas, and they will be people whose businesses or individuals who have been abused by the Shell Oil. I'm going to ask the CEO of Shell Oil would he like to be on this commission, and give me some recommendations."

– Herman Cain on who he would appoint to a "regulatory reduction commission" which would figure out which EPA regulations should be eliminated

June 23, 2011

"What bothers me most is that there was turmoil during my love affair with Farrah. A lot of it caused by my family, by my kids. All of them, but particularly Tatum. And I just think that if she had never met us, would she still be alive today? Because nobody knows what really causes cancer."

– Ryan O'Neal

June 22, 2011

"My initial thought was, 'Ten years too late.'...I was angry that this guy could be thirty miles north of Islamabad, and [the Pakistani government's] plausible deniability? That's just such bullshit. I can't even believe it."

– Jon Huntsman

June 21, 2011

"We got too many damn urban thugs, yo, ruining the quality of life for everybody. And I'll tell you what it's gonna take. You need to have a gun. You need to have training. You need to know how to use that gun. You need to get a permit to carry that gun. And you do in fact need to carry that gun and we need to see some dead thugs littering the landscape in Atlanta. We need more dead thugs in this city."

– radio host Neal Boortz