When people give speeches, not every fact is absolutely accurate.
Former NYC mayor RUDY GIULIANI, trying to explain why Paul Ryan’s remarks during the RNC weren’t, um, absolutely accurate.
Tampa. Home of facepalm trees.
(via The Daily Show)
Your goal wasn’t to win one of these states?
CNN anchor ANDERSON COOPER, responding to Romney advisor Eric Ferhnstrom’s claim that “our goal going into the contest… was to take out one-third of the delegates” in Alabama, Mississippi, and Hawaii.
And right behind Anderson was a CNN analyst who “Oh, SHIT!” gesticulative (coined) response was just. Fucking. On. POINT.
She couldn’t vote before 1965, just as I couldn’t.
Rev. Jesse Jackson
…referring to the Voting Rights Act that abolished poll taxes, literacy tests and other ways whites across the Deep South kept minorities from voting.
he and other
…Civil rights leaders bothered by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s stance on issues like requiring voters to show their IDs at the polls…Jackson and other critics have said the law is merely a new, covert effort to take away the right to vote from older blacks and poor people, groups who historically tend to vote for Democrats and are less likely to have a driver’s license or other government-issued ID.