The Honorable Mentions For The 40 Most Obnoxious Quotes For 2008

Yesterday, I posted The 40 Most Obnoxious Quotes For 2008. However, there were some fairly obnoxious quotations that didn’t quite make the grade and it seems a shame to just let the runners-up go down the memory hole. So, without further ado, here are those that didn’t quite make the cut for the 40 most obnoxious quotes for 2008,

“I’m late all the time. I have no perception of time. Time is for white people. It doesn’t work with me.” — Erykah Badu

“[W]hen I was in college, I studied sociology. And what we learned is that racism is an institutional thing. It’s not like, it’s something that goes from the top down. In other words it’s not something- if somebody is- you can’t be racist if you’re in the oppressed minority. It goes the other direction. The majority is racist to the oppressed minority.” — Joy Behar

“You have to put, like a Hitler type [on the cover]. Like, you put Donald Rumsfeld there, or something.” — Joy Behar

“Chuck, Stand Up, Chuck. Let Them See You. Oh, God Love You, What Am I Talking About?” — Joe Biden to a man in a wheelchair

“Give this motherf****r Obama his senator? F**k him. For nothing. F**k him.'” — llinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

“For too long now, the term ‘faith-based’ has been synonymous with dumb.” — Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen

“I cried all night. I’m going to be crying for the next four years. What Barack Obama has accomplished is the single most extraordinary event that has occurred in the 232 years of the nation’s political history. … The event itself is so extraordinary that another chapter could be added to the Bible to chronicle its significance.” — Jesse Jackson Jr.

“I want to cut his nuts off.” — Jesse Jackson Sr. on Barack Obama

“Why a requiem Mass for a pet canary?” — Lewis Lapham on the death of Tim Russert

“If I had a child, the last book I would ever give to teach morality would be the Bible, especially the Old Testament.” — Bill Maher

“I was just thinking that, uh, this Gustav is proof that there is a God in Heaven — that it would actually be on its way to New Orleans on Day One of the Republican Convention in the Twin Cities at the top of the Mississippi River.” — Michael Moore

“You know, the truth is that right after 9/11, I had a (flag) pin. Shortly after 9/11, particularly because as we’re talking about the Iraq war, that became a substitute for, I think, true patriotism, which is speaking out on issues that are of importance to our national security, I decided I won’t wear that pin on my chest…” — Barack Obama

“I think when you spread the wealth around, it’s good for everybody.” — Barack Obama

“You know, it’s embarrassing, it’s embarrassing when, when, uh, when Europeans come over here. They all speak English, they speak French, they speak German. And then we go over to Europe. All we can say is merci beaucoup. Right?” — Barack Obama

“Over the last 15 months, we’ve traveled to every corner of the United States. I’ve now been in 57 states? I think one left to go.” — Barack Obama

“Geraldine Ferraro turned out to be the David Duke in drag. Who knew? She’s like, ‘Why am I the bad guy here? I just don’t want anti-Semite racist in the white house.’ Like Nixon or Ronald Reagan or Dick Cheney, who moved to Wyoming so he would never have to see a black guy or a Jew ever and still run for Vice-President of the United States? It’s unbelievable to me. What a whore Geraldine Ferraro is. She’s such a f*cking whore….Hillary is a big f*cking whore, too.” — Air America radio host, Randi Rhodes

“(Sarah Palin’s) the woman who shows up at the kid’s birthday party and starts opining about everything from politics to lawn care. This is the woman that knows it all. Will shout you down, will get revenge on you. That’s who she is. She’s friends with all the teenage boys. You have to say no when your kids say, ‘can we sleep over at the Palin’s? No! NO!'” — Randi Rhodes

“Kristan, we’ve talked this morning about whether a mother of five can handle being the vice president. who looks after the kids when she’s working? Do you know?” – CBS’ Maggie Rodriguez on the Early Show

“I want to have sex with (Sarah Palin) on my Barack Obama sheets while my wife reads aloud from the Constitution. (My wife is cool with this if I promise to ‘first wipe off Palin’s tranny makeup.’ I married well.)” — Michael Seitzman at the Huffington Post

“… The current GOP is contemptible in all its permutations – from the base to the intelligentsia…. my political judgment, honestly held, proudly expressed, is that destroying this Republican party is essential if this country and the world are going to recover from our current morass.” — Andrew Sullivan

“And the KGB, I think, was an honorable place to work. And it, it gave people in the former Soviet Union, a communist country, an opportunity to do something important and worthwhile.” — Ted Turner

“Tennis is a prejudice game. Well, I’m Black and I’m prejudiced, very prejudiced. I’ll be always prejudiced as the White man. The White man hated me all my life and I hate him. That’s no secret. I’m not even an American, it just so happens that I was born in America.” — Richard Williams, father of Venus and Serena Williams

“Because of proximity here in Maryland we get occasional exposure to Appalachian stuff. I know it’s not nice to say but as a black man in the 21st century it isn’t exactly a region I think should be having much say about the future of America. And it isn’t.” — Oliver Willis

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