Say What? Archive

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May 13, 2013

"We're really puzzled here at Gingrich Productions. We've spent weeks trying to figure out: What do you call this? I know, you probably think it's a cell phone...But if it's taking pictures, it's not a cell phone."

– Newt Gingrich in his recent YouTube video, holding up a smartphone

May 11, 2013

"I'm calling on the Supreme Leader of North Korea, or as I call him, Kim, to do me a solid and cut Kenneth Bae loose."

– Dennis Rodman

May 09, 2013

"They come in from a society where this occurs."-- Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh, at Senate hearing, explaining 26,000 sexual assaults a year in the military"What did these geniuses expect when they put men and women together?"-- Donald Trump, on the same subject"

May 08, 2013

"If you stay in it too long, you become Norma Desmond. I remember feeling, 'If you do not leave now, you won't leave with your soul intact.'"-- Glenn Beck, on why he left Fox News"Glenn Beck wasn't trying to save his soul, he was trying to save his ass. Advertisers fled his show..."-- Fox News spokesperson in response"

May 07, 2013

"This project's really about 'F*** your laws.' You know what I'm saying? It's stepping up, being able to go, 'You know what, I don't like this legal regime. I neatly step out of it. Now what?' You know?"

– Cody Wilson, whose company announced that it has created a functioning plastic handgun produced by a 3-D printer, and plans to make the schematics freely available online

May 04, 2013

"Some people wear Superman pajamas. Well, Superman wears Chuck Norris pajamas. And Chuck Norris wears Jim DeMint pajamas."

– Sen. Ted Cruz

May 02, 2013

"Have a quiverful of kids if you can."

– Mitt Romney, to recent graduates

May 01, 2013

"We know al-Qaeda has camps over with the drug cartels on the other side of the Mexican border. We know that people that are now being trained to come in and act like Hispanic when they are radical Islamists. We know these things are happening."

– Rep. Louie Gohmert

April 30, 2013

"If in 1995 you told me that in 2013, we'd have an African American president with a middle name 'Hussein,' who was just reelected to a second term in a sluggish economy, I would have said, 'Oh, he must have run against Mitt Romney.'"

– Conan O'Brien, at White House Correspondents Dinner

April 28, 2013

"These days, I look in the mirror and I have to admit, I'm not the strapping young Muslim socialist that I used to be."

– Barack Obama, at the White House Correspondents Dinner