Say What? Archive


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 18, 2020

    "I don't have to shake hands with these disgusting people."
    -- Trump, on the upside of COVID-19

  • September 16, 2020

    "It'll go away without the vaccine...Over a period of time. And you'll develop, like, a herd mentality. It's going to be herd-developed. And that's gonna happen. That will all happen...I really believe we're rounding the corner."
    -- Trump on COVID-19

  • September 16, 2020

    "I'm on a stage, and it's very far away. I'm not at all concerned."
    -- Trump defending large Nevada rally

    "A homicidal assembly to help him get reelected instead of protecting the health and welfare of the people of the United States including his own supporters, whose lives he is willing to sacrifice."
    -- Carl Bernstein

    "COVID-19 is real...Presidents should set examples."
    -- Ari Fleischer, Dubya's WH press secretary

  • September 14, 2020

    Trump, during CA discussion of climate change:
    "It will start getting cooler. You just watch."

    Wade Crowfoot, Secretary for Natural Resources:
    "I wish science agreed with you."

    "I don't think science knows, actually."

  • September 14, 2020

    "President Trump is taking reckless and selfish actions that are putting countless lives in danger...As usual, he doesn't believe the rules apply to him...That's an insult to every Nevadan who has followed the directives, made sacrifices..."
    -- Gov. Steve Sisolak, on Trump's large indoor rally

    "He tried to stop us. He couldn't."
    -- Trump on Sisolak

  • September 12, 2020

    "We all do stupid things at 17."
    -- Donald Trump Jr. on alleged Kenosha shooter

  • September 12, 2020

    "[Churchill] always spoke with calmness...They wanted me to come out scream 'People are dying! We're dying!' No, no. We did it just the right way."
    -- Trump, on his publicly down-playing COVID-19 danger

    "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat. We have before us an ordeal of the most grievous kind...many, many long months of struggle and of suffering."
    -- Churchill

  • September 11, 2020

    "The President never down-played the virus."
    -- WH Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany

    "I wanted to always play it down. I still like playing it down, because I don't want to create a panic."
    -- Trump to Bob Woodward, March 19th

  • September 10, 2020

    "You just breathe the air and that's how it's passed... It's also more deadly than even your strenuous flu. This is deadly stuff."
    -- Trump to Bob Woodward, March 19th

    "It will go away. Just stay calm. It will go away...[B]e calm. It's really working out. And a lot of good things are going to happen."
    -- Trump to reporters on Capitol Hill, March 10th

  • September 09, 2020

    "Remember Kamala?...You know what, people don't like her. Nobody likes her. She could never be the first woman president. That would be an insult to our country."
    -- Trump