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.
February 05, 2021
"I don't even know what it is."
-- House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, on QAnon
February 04, 2021
"He's a father to America."
-- Trump, according to son Eric
February 03, 2021
"We're now the counterculture."
-- Sen. Josh Hawley, on conservatives
February 02, 2021
"Have fun being a byproduct of Bill Gates!"
-- demonstrator who helped shut down Dodger Stadium COVID-19 vaccine site, to person waiting in line
February 01, 2021
From video of conversation between Hamilton, GA police chief Gene Allmond and Patrolman John Brooks, talking about an impending Black Lives Matter protest:
"I don't own no slaves. My folks didn't own no slaves. What are we talking about, 200 f***ing years ago?...For the most part, it seems to me like, they furnished them a house to live in; they furnished them clothes to put on their back; they furnished them food to put on their table; and all they had to do was f***ing work..."
"...And now we give 'em all those things and they don't have to f***ing work!"
January 31, 2021
"Did you, at the time, believe that...high-level Democrats and celebrities were worshipping Satan, drinking the blood of children?"
-- CNN anchor Anderson Cooper
"Anderson, I thought you did that...I apologize for thinking that you ate babies."
-- former QAnon believer Jitarth Jadeja
January 30, 2021
"We broke into the Capitol...We got inside, we did our part. We were looking for Nancy to shoot her in the friggin' brain, but we didn't find her."
-- Dawn Bancroft, Pennsylvanian charged by DOJ yesterday, in selfie-video made on January 6th
-- Sen. Marco Rubio on Trump impeachment
January 29, 2021
"[Twitter and Facebook] are banning you because you suck...Because you support a revolution against the government of this country and a free and fair election."
-- Lincoln Project co-founder Rick Wilson on Rep. Matt Gaetz, Rep Jim Jordan, and others
"I have twice as many followers as Rick Wilson, so if I suck, I wonder what that means about him. Yeah."
-- Gaetz in response
January 28, 2021
"Just understand this: All hell is going to break loose tomorrow. It's gonna be moving. It's gonna be quick."
-- Steve Bannon, on air the day before the attack on the Capitol
"We're coming in right over the target, okay? Exactly...It's them against us. Who can impose their will on the other side?"
-- Bannon, the day of the attack
January 27, 2021
"For 6-8 weeks everybody on the right has been saying...if Congress [certifies the electoral votes] it will mean a revolution! So Congress moves forward, Patriots storm the Capitol...I missed the part where it was agreed this would be a revolution of ice cream cones and hair-braiding parties..."
-- "Stop the Steal" organizer Brandon Straka, arrested on Monday