Category Archives: stupid politicians

from the Not the Usual Way to Win Voters Department: Special Livestock Castration Advertising Section

You want votes, what better way to get ‘em than an ad touting your skills in hog castration, right?

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“Is that a spud in your hand or are you just happy to see me?”

And … in breaking spud-related diplomatic news, Secretary of State John Kerry gives large potato to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. via

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Brilliant Politician Statement of the Day from Down Under

Stephanie Banister  who hopes to run in next month’s Australian federal election as the One Nation party candidate:  ”I don’t oppose Islam as a country, but I do feel that their laws should not be welcome here in Australia.” And there’s … Continue reading

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Great Moments in Political Exits (or, Is that a Video Cam In My Eye or Are You Just Happy To See Me?)

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from the Extremely Dubious Excuse Department, or, Of Course, the All-Expense Paid Kenyan Safari was to Research Al Qaeda

from Mother Jones: Rep. Jo Bonner (R-Ala.), the former chairman of the House ethics committee, has responded to questions

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The Stupidest Political Parts-of-Speech Identification Problems

“Last Tuesday, President Obama proclaimed that the sequester’s “brutal” and “severe” cuts will “eviscerate” America’s domestic spending. But “eviscerate” is not the adjective I would use …” – Sen. Rand Paul, in an Investors Business Daily editorial (Um … but … Continue reading

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The Stupidest yet Least Controversial Political Slogan

from the Not Very Bold Promises department:

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The Stupidest Tough -to -Do Peace Negotiation Suggestion from a Big Brain in Congress

Let’s look at Innovative Zombie Foreign Affairs (thanks to creative Rep. Joe Pitts of Pa.):  Because what better way is there to create Middle East peace than negotiations between a dead Palestinian and a comatose Israeli?  

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The 10 Stupidest Things Said About The Environment

Global warming, dinosaur farts, too much clean air and fish-human relations.  It’s all here — just in time for Earth Week.

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The Stupidest “Could You Repeat That Please?” Political Comment of the Day

We know that there’s a subject somewhere in there …  isn’t there? “What we have not done is to pass bill after bill after bill that was obviously unconstitutional just so we could all get on record one more time … Continue reading

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The Stupidest Inadvertent Soft Drink Introduction, Vice Presidential

Joe Biden’s silver tongue in action again …

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The Stupidest Wheely, Wheely Bad Bus Ad Placement, Political

What’s wrong with this picture? (And…if it had been a man, they could have put his picture above the tail pipe, right?) edmonton journal via charles apple

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The Stupidest Attempt to Bond with Voters who are NASCAR Fans

Mitt tries to prove he’s a regular guy – and doesn’t quite succeed … in this, The NASCAR Poem.

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The Stupidest Poetic Stylings (if We Can Be So Broad…) of Rick Santorum

Rick’s poetic words on a wide range of subjects …

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The Stupidest Diplomatic Stare of the Day (or Who’s the Boob Here?)

Take the husband of the Finnish president Tarja Halonen, Princess Mary of Denmark and her arresting cleavage, and put them side by side at a state banquet and what have you got?  This not-so-subtle example of ogling in high places … … Continue reading

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The Stupidest Things Said By Presidents

Just in time for President’s Day … (and, no, they’re not all George W…)

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The Stupidest Helpful Hint for Women from a Helpful Male

Thanks so much, Mr. Freiss!

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The (Stupidest) Really Important Modern Poem of the Day: Silvio Berlusconi Speaks

From today’s Atlantic magazine, comes this moving yet ridiculous gem from the moving yet ridiculous former prime minister of Italy … gawker

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The Stupidest Rather Repetitive Rhetoric, Republican

Mitt, perhaps you should think about a new speechwriter?  This isn’t quite “of the people, by the people, for the people” material … Thanks to Kathie C! move on

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The Stupidest Politician-Trying-Too-Hard Photoshopped Pic

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The Stupidest Historical Perspective Posed by a Former Education Official

What a … different … point of view expressed by Lord Kenneth Baker, former Secretary of Education in Great Britain!  How, erm, well, yes, different …

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The Stupidest Yet Incredibly Intriguing Question Recently Asked During Canadian Legislation

A question we rarely hear asked in any governmental procedure ….

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The Stupidest Not Quite “Ho Ho Ho” Christmas Card, Political Division

So it’s time for Jorge Santini, the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico to choose photos for his annual official Christmas card.  What does he pick?  Why, a shot of him and his family behind a leopard killing a harmless … Continue reading

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The Stupidest Rhetorical Question by a Presidential Candidate, A Tad Repetitive

Let us turn to Mitt Romney for a compelling yet idiotic rhetorical question.  Asked he (with brio):  ”Or are we instead going to be a nation governed by the government?” (We think the answer is “yes.”  But we could be wrong.)    

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from the Unpleasant Things We Wish We Didn’t Know About Thanksgiving desk

A happy historical fact to ponder when eating tomorrow’s turkey: You know how every year, the U.S. president “pardons” a turkey — allowing him to live rather than be eaten?  How do they keep the bird camera-ready and photo-op friendly, … Continue reading

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