They Said It « Young MC’s Weblog

These are all just too good not to capture here. Real life quotes that once again proof that life is stranger than fiction! Thanks to the blogger who found these gems.

“Don’t give me the wine-and-dine baloney, young lady.”

– Arlen Specter (R – PA) lashing out at conservative radio host Laura Ingraham for suggesting that he supported the stimulus package because of his relationship with President Obama

Yeah, take that, young lady!

“I felt like I had all the weight of the world on top of me, and I needed to perform, and perform at a high level every day.”

– Alex Rodriguez admitting in an interview that he used steroids from 2001 to 2003

Annnd…so I did drugs.

“Politics can’t be any dirtier of a job than the one I am already in.”

– Stormy Daniels, porn star, on running for the U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana

That was actually a pretty witty comment…for a porn star.

“If you need an example for how to live, then you just shouldn’t have been born. Straight up.”

– Lil Wayne explaining why he doesn’t worry about setting a bad example for children, including his own son and daughter, despite being a self-proclaimed user of and advocate for marijuana

Straight up, not even born! You said it, Weezy.

“GM is not a career anymore.”

– Tom Suarto, a retired autoworker whose family has worked for General Motors since 1912

That’s never what a corporate comm. team wants to hear.

“If you would like to share your comments regarding our relationship with Michael Phelps, please press one … If you’re calling about the recent peanut butter recall, please press two now.”

– Kellogg’s consumer hotline recording

And you know your crisis comm. team is busy when this is your company’s recorded message.

“Joaquin, I’m sorry you couldn’t be here tonight.”

– David Letterman, to Joaquin Phoenix, after the actor’s odd appearance on The Late Show

If you haven’t seen this Letterman clip, check it out. He’s a weird dude, but I dig him.

“I was simply making a goofy face.”

– Miley Cyrus in response to criticism surrounding her making a slant-eyed gesture

And that goofy face looks exactly like the face by which a majority of the world stereotypes Asians…

“We hate you guys, but there is nothing much we can do.”

– Luo Ping, Director-General at the China Banking Regulatory Commission, saying Beijing will continue to buy U.S. treasuries despite worries about American finances

Tell us how you really feel.

via They Said It « Young MC’s Weblog.


About Gil Jones

CPA/Attorney/Judge by training and trade. Hobby nut at heart with BMW m/c, computers, ham radio, kayak fishing, photography, hiking and, starting in 2010 some semi-serious running and bicycling (road and mountain bikes). Retired after 16 years on a Texas District Court bench and since 2013 have been mediating cases. I am a Credentialed Distinguished mediator (TMCA).
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