Those crazy politicians, what will they say next?

Rudy Giuliani:

“Hello, dear. I’m talking to the members of the N.R.A. right now. Would you like to say hello? I love you, and I’ll give you a call as soon as I’m finished, O.K.? O.K., have a safe trip. Bye-bye. Talk to you later, dear. I love you.” –answering a cell phone call from his wife during the middle of a speech to the NRA


“I’m probably one of the four or five best known Americans in the world.” –while visiting Britain

“I was there working with them. I was exposed to exactly the same things they were exposed to. So in that sense, I’m one of them.” –on being exposed to the same health risks as workers at ground zero after the 9/11 attacks

“We don’t all agree on everything. I don’t agree with myself on everything.”

“Freedom is about authority. Freedom is about the willingness of every single human being to cede to lawful authority a great deal of discretion about what you do.”

“Oh, you dirty boy! Donald, I thought you were a gentleman.” –while dressed in drag, after having his “breasts” fondled by Donald Trump (Watch video clip)

John McCain:

“F**k you! I know more about this than anyone else in the room.” –to Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), during a testy exchange about immigration legislation

“There are neighborhoods in Baghdad where you and I could walk through those neighborhoods today.” –prior to visiting a Baghdad market while being flanked by 22 soldiers, 10 armored Humvees, and two Apache attack helicopters

“You know that old Beach Boys song, Bomb Iran? Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran.” (Watch video clip)

“I had something picked out for you, too – a little IED (improvised explosive device) to put on your desk.” –to Jon Stewart

“I think I’d just commit suicide.” –on the prospects of the Democrats taking back the Senate in the 2006 elections

“Why is Chelsea Clinton so ugly? Because her father is Janet Reno.”

Mitt Romney:

“You sit down with your attorneys and tell you what you have to do, but obviously the president of the United States has to do what’s in the best interest of the United States against a potential threat.” –on whether he would consult Congress about invading Iran

“My sons are all adults and they’ve made decisions about their careers and they’ve chosen not to serve in the military and active duty and I respect their decision in that regard. One of the ways my sons are showing support for our nation is helping me get elected because they think I’d be a great president.”

“PETA is not happy that my dog likes fresh air.” –on strapping his dog to the top of the car

“Well, the question is kind of a non sequitur, if you will. And what I mean by that — or a null set.” –after being asked during a Republican debate whether is was a mistake to invade Iraq

“I purchased a gun when I was a young man. I’ve been a hunter pretty much all my life.” (Romney’s campaign later said he’d been hunting twice, once when he was 15, and once in 2006 at a Republican fundraiser

“I’m not a big-game hunter. I’ve made that very clear. I’ve always been a rodent and rabbit hunter. Small varmints, if you will.”

“I’m happy to learn that after I speak you’re going to hear from Ann Coulter. That’s a good thing. I think it’s important to get the views of moderates.” –right before Coulter called John Edwards a “faggot”

“Hugo Chavez has tried to steal an inspiring phrase ‘Patria o muerte, venceremos.’ It does not belong to him. It belongs to a free Cuba.” –invoking a phrase that translates to “Fatherland or death, we shall overcome,” which Fidel Castro has used to close his speeches for years, and which is associated with Cuban oppression

Fred Thompson

“I’m afraid that the Soviet Union and China are not ever going to do anything that’s going to hurt them that badly but we need to ratchet those up if at all possible.” –on how he would deal with Russia

“Gosh, no one has told me that there’s any major reserves in the Everglades, but maybe that’s one of the things I need to learn while I’m down here” –after being asked his position on oil drilling in the Florida Everglades

Barack Obama:

“In case you missed it, this week, there was a tragedy in Kansas. Ten thousand people died — an entire town destroyed.” –on a Kansas tornado that killed 12 people

Joe Biden:

“I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean, that’s a storybook, man.” –on Barack Obama

“I got tested for AIDS. I know Barack got tested for AIDS. There’s no shame in being tested for AIDS. It’s an important thing.”

“You cannot go to a 7-11 or a Dunkin’ Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent. … I’m not joking.”

Mike Huckabee:

“I’m pretty sure there will be duck-hunting in heaven and I can’t wait!”

“If a person dresses provocatively, they’re calling attention — maybe not the most desirable kind — to private parts of their body.” –after being asked whether he’s against miniskirts

~Compiled by Daniel Kurtzman

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: