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Politicians Say Stupid Things

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They say stupid things and they do stupid stuff. I think some of these people are just plan stupid.
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    New York City, New York, United States of America Photo & sexting stuff about his private parts.

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    Sandpoint, Idaho, United States of America ''I'm the mayor, I can do whatever I want until the courts tell me I can't.''

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    Waterloo, Iowa, United States of America "There isn't even one study that shows carbon dioxide is a harmful gas. It is natural," she says. "It is not harmful. It is part of Earth's life cycle." Yep, it may be natural —

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    Mitt Romney is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Politicians Say Stupid Things

    Mitt Romney Detroit, Michigan, USA ''It's hard to know just how well [the 2012 London Olympics] will turn out. There are a few things that were disconcerting. The stories about the private security firm not having enough people, the

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    John Boehner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Politicians Say Stupid Things

    John Boehner Reading, Ohio, United States of America "Get off your ass, and work on a budget." Something they haven't done in years."Slow down. Slow down. How about a little foreplay?", joking that with bipartisan conversations on

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    Rick Santorum is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Politicians Say Stupid Things

    Rick Santorum Winchester, Virginia, USA “In every society, the definition of marriage has not ever to my knowledge included homosexuality. That’s not to pick on homosexuality. It’s not, you know, man on child, man on dog, or whatever the

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    Sturgis, Michigan, United States of America ''We're not going to be disrespected. We have to get something out of this. And I don't know what that even is.''

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    Andre Bauer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Politicians Say Stupid Things

    Andre Bauer ''My grandmother was not a highly educated woman, but she told me as a small child to quit feeding stray animals. You know why? Because they breed. You're facilitating the problem if you give an

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    Bella Abzug is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Politicians Say Stupid Things

    Bella Abzug New York City, New York, United States of America ''We need laws that protect everyone. Men and women, straights and gays, regardless of sexual perversion…ah, persuasion.''

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    Paint Creek, Texas, United States of America ''Texas is a unique place. When we came in the union in 1845, one of the issues was that we would be able to leave if we decided to do that. You know, my hope is that America and Washington in

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    Dan Quayle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Politicians Say Stupid Things

    Dan Quayle Indianapolis, Indiana, USA ''Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child.''

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    Glen Urquhart is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Politicians Say Stupid Things

    Glen Urquhart Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Area code 412 ''Do you know, where does this phrase 'separation of church and state' come from? It was not in Jefferson's letter to the Danbury Baptists. ... The exact phrase 'separation of Church and State' came

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    Jimmy Carter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Politicians Say Stupid Things

    Jimmy Carter Plains, Georgia, USA ''I've looked on many women with lust. I've committed adultery in my heart many times. God knows I will do this and forgives me.''

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    Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Politicians Say Stupid Things

    Richard Nixon Yorba Linda, California, USA ''I was under medication when I made the decision to burn the tapes.''

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    Buena Vista County, Storm Lake, United States of America ''They intend to vote on the Sabbath, during Lent, to take away the liberty that we have right from God. This is an affront to God.''

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    New York City, USA, New York ''I believe we have more to fear from the potential of that bill passing than we do from any terrorist right now in any country.''

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    Prince George's County, United States of America, United States ''We need to uptick our image with everyone, including one-armed midgets.''

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    Joe Barton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Politicians Say Stupid Things

    Joe Barton Waco, Texas, USA ''I'm ashamed of what happened in the White House yesterday. I think it is a tragedy in the first proportion that a private corporation can be subjected to what I would characterize as a shakedown --

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    Jake Knotts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Politicians Say Stupid Things

    Jake Knotts Lexington County, West Columbia, United States of America ''She's a f**king raghead. We got a raghead in Washington; we don't need one in South Carolina. She's a raghead that's ashamed of her religion trying to hide it behind being Methodist for political

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    Nashville, Tennessee, USA ''I question it based on a review of the video footage which I spent an hour or so looking at last night in my office. She certainly seems to respond to visual stimuli.''

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