Editorializing the 25 Dumbest Quotes... on the Night Before Christmas !
These 25 quotes are again complied courtesy of Daniel Kurtzman.... We think you'll find them even more thought provoking than Part I above! Editorial comments in [ ] by zzb
[Foot In Mouth Award...]
#25: "This is the best election night in history." —Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe, Nov. 2, 2004, just before 8 p.m. EST
#24: "This race is hotter than a Times Square Rolex." —CBS Anchor Dan Rather, on election night.
[Might it be similar to the one he receives at his retirement dinner ?]
#23: "As you know, you go to war with the army you have, not the army you might want or wish to have at a later time." —Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, responding to a U.S. soldier serving in Iraq who asked him why troops had to dig through scrap metal to armor vehicles.
[By far one of the dumbest statements to spew forth from Mr. Rumsfeld's mouth all year! ]
#22: "I heard there's rumors on the Internets that we're going to have a draft." —President George W. Bush, during the second presidential debate
[One would have to watch the video to appreciate this one... ]
#21: "You've done a nice job decorating the White House." —Pop star Jessica Simpson, upon being introduced to Interior Secretary Gale Norton while touring the White House
[ One is left in awe at the insightful intellect of this young Diva. We suspect Ms. Simpson asked the Secretary of the Interior for some tips on decorating her apartment as well. ]
#20: "Go f**k yourself." —Vice President Dick Cheney to Sen. Patrick Leahy, during an angry exchange on the Senate floor about profiteering by Halliburton
[How about this insightful comment from a conservative Supreme Court Justice! ]
#19: "I even accept for the sake of argument that sexual orgies eliminate social tensions and ought to be encouraged." —Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, speaking at Harvard
[ Who could forget this one during the debates ]
#18: "You forgot Poland." —President Bush to Sen. John Kerry during the first presidential debate, after Kerry failed to mention Poland's contributions to the Iraq war coalition
#17: "I wish we lived in the day where you could challenge a person to a duel." —Sen. Zell Miller to Chris Matthews, during a heated interview on "Hardball"
[ Once again you have to admit Zell Miller was a hoot in the RNC (See previous post) ]