Incendiary Comments Quiz for 2007
Which presidential candidate made the following statement, confusing Barack Obama and Osama bin Laden?
"Actually, just look at what Osam - uh - Barack Obama, said just yesterday. Barack Obama calling on radicals, jihadists of all different types, to come together in Iraq. That is the battlefield."
Who said this when he learned in October that he and Vice President Dick Cheney are eighth cousins?
"I don't want to be invited to the family hunting party."
In January, who said this about Senator Barack Obama, who's seeking the Democratic presidential nomination?
"I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean, that's a storybook, man."
When asked about a potential U.S. attack on Iran, who made the following remark at a town hall meeting in South Carolina in April?
"You know that old Beach Boys song, Bomb Iran? Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran?"
Who made the following remark in a speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference in March?
"I was going to have a few comments about John Edwards but you have to go into rehab if you use the word faggot."
What political figure said this in September about the No Child Left Behind Act?
"As yesterday's positive report card shows, childrens do learn when standards are high and results are measured."
Who made the following comment about members of the Rutgers women's basketball team after they lost to Tennessee in the NCAA National Championship in April?
"That's some nappy-headed hos there, I'm going to tell you that now."
Who made this comment at a speech at Columbia University in September?
"We don't have homosexuals like in your country."
Which politician said this about his bathroom habits to explain his arrest for allegedly soliciting sex in a men's room.
"I have a wide stance."
Who made this observation to NPR's Juan Williams in September after dining with Rev. Al Sharpton at Sylvia's, a popular Harlem restaurant?
"I couldn't get over the fact that there was no difference between Sylvia's restaurant and any other restaurant in New York City. I mean, it was exactly the same, even though it's run by blacks, primarily black patronship. ... There wasn't one person in Sylvia's who was screaming, 'M-Fer, I want more iced tea.'"