Incendiary Comments Quiz for 2008
Which presidential candidate made the following statement? "But let me just add, Peter, the fundamentals of America's economy are strong."
Which prime minister described Barack Obama as "young, handsome and tanned"?
Who said, "I think I was unprepared for war. In other words, I didn't campaign and say, 'Please vote for me, I'll be able to handle an attack"?
Which socialite/actress starred in a political spoof ad after, "that wrinkly white haired guy used me in his campaign ad, which I guess means I'm running for president. So thanks for the endorsement white haired dude. And I want American to know that I'm like totally ready to lead"?
What group said about themselves, "We don't consider ourselves sea bandits. We consider sea bandits those who illegally fish in our seas and dump waste in our seas and carry weapons in our seas. We are simply patrolling our seas. Think of us like a coast guard"?
Who made the following comment about Barack Obama? "If Obama was a white man, he would not be in this position. And if he was a woman, he would not be in this position. He happens to be very lucky to be who he is. And the country is caught up in the concept."
Who made this remark about U.S. troops shifting from Iraq to Afghanistan? "And be aware that the dogs of Afghanistan have found the flesh of your soldiers to be delicious, so send thousands after thousands to them."
Who vowed to fight the seven felony counts against him by saying the following? "I am innocent of these charges and intend to prove that. I have proudly served this nation and Alaska for over 50 years."
Which presidential candidate said of small-town Pennsylvania, "It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations."?
What political figure said this in September at the Republican National Convention? "My fellow citizens, the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery."