Thursday, December 24, 2009

And the Wacky Wingnut Quote of the Year Goes To:

"We did not have a terrorist attack on our country during President Bush's term"
---former Bush White House Press Secretary Dana Perino, Nov. 24, 2009.

As Media Matters has documented, 2009 was a rich year for wacky, creepy, racist, and downright bizarre quotes from America's wingnuts. And one of the strangest came from former Bush White House Press Secretary Dana Perino.

On the November 24 edition of Fox News' Hannity program, Perino made the jaw-dropping comment that America "did not have a terrorist attack on our country during President Bush's term."

Runners-up in the "Wacky Wingnut Quote of the Year":

"We are being told that we have to hope he succeeds, that we have to bend over, grab the ankles ... because his father was black"---Rush Limbaugh on President Obama.

Obama is "biggest liar in the history of the presidency," and he's "getting away with it... because he's a man of color"---Michael Savage.

"This has been a country built, basically, by white folks"---Pat Buchanan.

"The white Christian heterosexual married male is the epitome of everything right with America"---Michael Savage.

"[I]f you gave any U.S. soldier a gun with two bullets in it ... there's a good chance that Nancy Pelosi would get shot twice, and Harry Reid and bin Laden would be strangled to death."---David Feherty.

"Barack Obama has yet to have to prove he's a citizen. All he'd have to do is show a birth certificate"---Rush Limbaugh.

More 2009 wingnut quotes at Media Matters, here.


Jack Jodell said...

I've encountered amoebas with more brains than Dana Perrino, Michele Bachmann, and Sarah Palin combined! It is disgusting that the corporate media gives any one of those idiots attention and air time at all.

Marc McDonald said...

Hi Jack, thanks for stopping by and for your comment. I hope you had a great Christmas.

The Cunning Runt said...

WTF is wrong with these people's brains???

How amazingly wrong and frightening is it that millions of American Zombies swallow this crap, hook, line and sinker.

And they're the ones with the guns.

Thanks for being on this case.

Marc McDonald said...

Hi Cunning Runt, thanks for your comment and kind words.

Ben G. said...

That ridiculous claim that there were no domestic terrorist events during Bush's reign has also been stated recently by Rudy Giuliani.

Is a lobotomy part of the rite of initiation for wingnuts?