Say What? Archive

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October 05, 2011

"It's a racket. Those stock market guys are crooked."

– Al Capone on Wall Street

October 04, 2011

"Has laid the table for the Arab Spring by demonstrating weakness from the United States of America."

– Michele Bachmann on Obama

October 03, 2011

"I think 'Hail to the Chief' needs a little bit fresher sound...I might put some gospel beats in."

– Herman Cain

September 30, 2011

"The scale of change I am suggesting is so enormous that I couldn't possibly show you as a single leader all I am going to do."

– Newt Gingrich introducing his 21st Century Contract With America

September 28, 2011

"Is a title worth it? Does a title shackle a person? Are they -- someone like me, maverick, you know, I do go rogue, and I call it like I see it, and I don't mind stirring it up...Is a title and is a campaign too shackling? Does that prohibit me from being out there, out of the box, not allowing handlers to shape me...?"

– Sarah Palin, on running for president

September 28, 2011

"We have a lot of kids graduating college, can't find jobs. That's what happened in Cairo. That's what happened in Madrid. You don't want those kinds of riots here."

– NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg

September 27, 2011

"All memoir is prostitution."

– Julian Assange after reading the first draft of his own autobiography, publication of which he has condemned

September 26, 2011

"I think Americans just don't know sometimes which Mitt Romney they're dealing with. Is it the Mitt Romney that was on the side of against the Second Amendment before he was for the Second Amendment? Was it -- was before he was before the social programs, from the standpoint of he was standing up for Roe v. Wade before he was against Roe v. Wade? He was for Race to the Top, he's for ObamaCare, and now he's against it. I mean, we'll wait until tomorrow and -- and -- and see which Mitt Romney we're really talking to tonight."

– Rick Perry

September 23, 2011

"I don't know how you would do this, but if you could take Herman Cain and mate him up with Newt Gingrich, I think you would have a couple of really interesting guys to work with."

– Rick Perry on which of his fellow-debaters he would choose for a runniing mate

September 22, 2011

"By the time I feed my family, I have maybe $400,000 left over to invest."

– Rep. John Fleming, a small business owner whose children range in age from 21 to 32, on the travails of a tax increase given his net income of $600,000