12 Stupidest Things A Politician Has Ever Said

At one time or another, everyone has looked at the things that a Senator, Representative, or even the President has said, and wondered how it is that anyone capable of being elected would say something so astonishingly dumb.

They’re asked to speak every day, and on a wide range of subjects, and in a way, it’s understandable that they slip… and then you remember what some of those slips have been, and suddenly you realize you were right to be surprised the first time.

Here, then, are the 12 most idiotic things ever said by elected officials. Stand by; we can promise you you won’t believe all of them.

12. “Every cow in the world, you know, when they do what they do, you’ve got more carbon dioxide.”


John Boehner, there, challenging current scientific belief regarding the risk that carbon dioxide presents. Without getting into that – when cows do what they do, we get methane. The smell alone will tell you the difference!