Say What? Archive
TWO DECADES OF WTF
Welcome to the world's largest and most up-to-date collection of insane, tragic, misguided, dishonest, inexplicable, and darkly hilarious comments by public figures. This is where reality comes when it wants its mind blown.
September 27, 2020
"President Trump has consistently put the health of all Americans first."
-- White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany
September 26, 2020
"We think that Venus is a Russian planet."
-- Dmitry Rogozin, head of the Russian space corporation Roscosmos
September 25, 2020
"That's the most basic lesson of dictatorships: anything built on lies falls apart over time."
-- Tucker Carlson
September 24, 2020
"If I lose, it means the election is rigged."
-- Trump, in August
"Well, we're going to have to see what happens...The ballots are a disaster."
-- Trump yesterday, asked if he would commit to a peaceful transfer of power
"I think this scam that the Democrats are pulling will be before the United States Supreme Court. I think it's very important to have a ninth Justice."
September 23, 2020
"I don't believe that for a second. If it were true, it would be pathetic, because life is bigger than politics, even this year."
-- Tucker Carlson on RBG having dictated a statement to her granddaughter a few days before her death
"I don't know that she said that, or was that written out by Adam Schiff and Schumer and Pelosi. I would be more inclined to the second."
September 22, 2020
"If there's a Republican president in 2016 and a vacancy occurs in the last year of the first term, you can say Lindsey Graham said let's let the next president, whoever it might be, make that nomination...We're setting a precedent here today, Republicans are...That's going to be the new rule."
-- Sen. Lindsey Graham, March 10, 2016
September 21, 2020
"I am what's good for the people. All people."
September 20, 2020
"I'm your wall between the American Dream and chaos."
-- Trump at rally in Bemidji, MN
September 19, 2020
"The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice. Therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president."
-- Sen. Mitch McConnell, 10 months before the 2016 election
"President Trump's nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate."
-- McConnell, hours after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 46 days before the 2020 election
September 18, 2020
"I don't have to shake hands with these disgusting people."
-- Trump, on the upside of COVID-19