Say What? Archive

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March 25, 2015

"I am not a feminist."-- Katy Perry"I wouldn't go so far as to say I'm a feminist."-- Carrie Underwood"I have never really thought of myself as a feminist."-- Demi Moore"No."-- Bjork, when asked if she was a feminist"I was never the feminist girl."-- Kaley Cuoco"I wouldn't say feminist."-- Kelly ClarksonFeminist: (noun) A person who believes in social, political and economic equality of the sexes."

March 23, 2015

"The whole world is on fire."-- Sen. Ted Cruz, during a stump speech in New Hampshire"The world is on fire?"-- Three-year-old Julie Trant, sitting on her mother's lap"The world is on fire, yes. Your world is on fire."-- Cruz"

March 21, 2015

"Another message in June 2011 compared dogs to African Americans, suggesting the animals needed 'welfare' because they are 'mixed in color, unemployed, lazy, can't speak English and have no frigging clue who their Daddies are.'"

– CNN reporter quoting from DOJ report on Ferguson police department

March 19, 2015

"I am the only one who can make America great again."

– Reality TV star Donald Trump, announcing his presidential exploratory committee

March 18, 2015

"On a Real Time With Bill Maher panel:Bill Nye: "Have you heard this expression 'millennial anger'?...where the millennials are like, 'You guys have been in charge, you heard about climate change in 1988 -- James Hansen testified in front of Congress -- and you haven't done s*** about it. What's wrong with you people?'"Fran Leibowitz: "I'd say, 'Stop taking pictures of your food, and you do something about it!'"

March 16, 2015

"Get off my shoulders. There's work to be done!"

– 104-year-old Selma marcher Amelia Robinson, when told by younger people that they stand on her shoulders

March 15, 2015

"Maybe that wasn't the best way...I saw the letter, I saw that it looked reasonable to me and I signed it, that's all. I sign lots of letters."

– Sen. John McCain, on letter sent by 47 GOP senators to Iran's leaders to undermine negotiations

March 14, 2015

"The first million decimal places of Pi are comprised of:  99,959 0's  99,758 1's100,026 2's100,229 3's100,230 4's100,359 5's  99,548 6's  99,800 7's  99,985 8's100,106 9's"

– David Blatner, The Joy of Pi

March 13, 2015

"Decision-making power over the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama, and over the end or survival of this lineage, resides in the central government of China."

– statement by government officials

March 11, 2015

"Popular culture becomes a cesspool, a lot of corporations profit off of it, and then people are surprised that some drunk 19-year-old kids repeat what they've been hearing."

– Bill Kristol, blaming the SAE chant on hip-hop