Right-Wing Nutjob Quotes

Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin are not the only “flakes” in the Republican party.  

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”Marriage is not a civil right. You’re not black.”

—Ann Coulter, arguing in front of a group of gay conservatives that the 14th Amendment only applies to African-Americans and that it does not, in fact, apply to women, LGBT people, or other minorities, Sept. 26, 2010

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”The LensCrafters of big abortion.”

—Rep. Michele Bachmann, describing Planned Parenthood, April 11, 2011 (Conan O’Brien later joked that Bachmann was the ”Costco of crazy”)

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”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 reasons.”

—South Carolina State Sen. Jake Knotts (R), claiming that his Republican rival in the South Carolina governor’s race, Nikki Haley, has been set up by a network of Sikhs and was programmed to run for governor by outside influences in foreign countries. (Haley is of Sikh descent, and is now a Christian.) Knotts later clarified his statement, saying he did not mean to use the F-word. (June 4, 2010))

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”When I see a 9/11 victim family on television, or whatever, I’m just like, ‘Oh shut up’ I’m so sick of them because they’re always complaining.’

—Glenn Beck, Sept. 9, 2005  

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”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 animal or a person ample food supply. They will reproduce, especially ones that don’t think too much further than that. And so what you’ve got to do is you’ve got to curtail that type of behavior. They don’t know any better.”
 

—South Carolina Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer, arguing that government food assistance to lower-income residents, including food stamps or free school lunches, encourages a culture of dependence, Jan 24. 2010

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”I even accept for the sake of argument that sexual orgies eliminate social tensions and ought to be encouraged.” 

—Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

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 ”Death panels are the bureaucracies that President Obama is establishing where bureaucrats will make the decision on who gets health care and how much.”

—Michele Bachmann, Newsmax interview, Sept. 10, 2009

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”You know what, evolution is a myth. Why aren’t monkeys still evolving into humans?”

—Christine O’Donnell, during a 1998 appearance on Bill Maher’s ”Politically Incorrect”

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”As Putin rears his head and comes into the air space of the United States of America, where— where do they go? It’s Alaska. It’s just right over the border.”

—Sarah Palin, explaining why Alaska’s proximity to Russia gives her foreign policy experience, interview with CBS’s Katie Couric, Sept. 24, 2008

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”This was a war of Obama’s choosing. This is not something the United States has actively prosecuted or wanted to engage in.”

—Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, rewriting history while speaking at a Connecticut fundraiser about the war in Afghanistan, which President Bush launched following the 9/11 terrorist attacks (July 2, 2010)

 
 
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  1. I have to say I’m with Scalia on the orgy issue.

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