Say What? Archive

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October 22, 2012

"Freedom... Now, imagine our country without it... Defeat Obama."

– NRA ad

October 19, 2012

"If somehow the numbers don't add up, would you be willing to look again at a 20% [tax cut]?"-- Candy Crowley"Well of course they add up. I am someone who ran businesses for 25 years and balanced the budget..."-- Mitt Romney"

October 18, 2012

"I'm going to make sure you get a job. Thanks, Jeremy. Yeah, you bet."-- Mitt Romney, in Tuesday's debate"As president, I will create 12 million new jobs."-- Mitt Romney, in Tuesday's debate"The government doesn't create jobs."-- Mitt Romney, in Tuesday's debate"

– hat tip to The Dish

October 18, 2012

"We're going to have to have employers in the new economy, in the economy I'm going to bring to play, that are going to be so anxious to get good workers, they're going to be anxious to hire women."

– Mitt Romney, asked in debate if he supports equal pay for women

October 17, 2012

"It took the president 14 days before he called the attack in Benghazi an act of terror."-- Mitt Romney"No acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation, alter that character, or eclipse the light of the values that we stand for...We will not waver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act."-- Barack Obama speaking in the Rose Garden the day after the attack"

October 16, 2012

"I say Bear-ick Obama because I never heard the word Barack before...To me, it's Bear-ick...Bear-ick Obama is the greatest enemy that these regions of the country have."

– Robert E. Murray, president of the Murray Energy Corporation, whose Ohio-based company produces 30 million tons of coal per year

October 15, 2012

"All that stuff I was taught about evolution and embryology and Big Bang theory, all that is lies from the pit of hell...I don't believe the Earth's but about 9,000 years old."

– Rep. Paul Braun, who serves on the House Science, Space and Technology Committee

October 12, 2012

"I miss Jim Lehrer."

– Karl Rove

October 10, 2012

"There is no legislation with regards to abortion that I'm familiar with that would become part of my agenda."-- Mitt Romney to Des Moines Register editorial board"Governor Romney would of course support legislation aimed at providing greater protections for life."-- Romney spokesperson Andrea Saul, clarifying"The actions I'll take immediately is to remove funding for Planned Parenthood. It will not be part of my budget. And also...I will reinstate the Mexico City policy which keeps us from uisng foreign aid for abortions overseas."-- Romney, the next day"

October 09, 2012

"There's no corporation in America that would have a CEO, no COO, just a CEO, with 30 direct reports. So I would probably have super-cabinet secretaries, or at least some structure that McKinsey would guide me to put in place. I'm not kidding. I probably would bring in McKinsey."

– Mitt Romney, to the Wall Street Journal, 2007