Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Wednesday One-Liners Spend Most of Their Time Fundraising

Man to guy trying to avoid him: Because, you see — all Republicans are Nazis. I don’t know why no one else can tell.

–67th & Broadway

Overheard by: kendra

Thug to another: Damn, nigga! That’s why the Democrats ain’t going to win the motherfuckin’ White House in 2008!

–Union Square

Overheard by: guy who’s not sure if it’s racist or not

Righteous girl: I am glad I slept with him before I found out he was a Republican.

–6 train, Uptown

Overheard by: Susan

Rollerblading twelve-year-old to friend: Sean Hannity is such a douche!

–44th and 8th

Anti-Bush crazy at anti-war stand on the street: There’s an idiot in the White House! There’s an idiot in the White House! .… Actually, he’s a monkey — we got the DNA results back!

–Outside of the Met

Man on cell: Well, they killed 3,000 people! …Nooo, not the Arabs, the Conservatives — the New York Conservatives!

–181 St & Ft. Washington, Starbucks

Overheard by: One of the teachers

Hobo: I hope I never run for office, because you people aren’t the first group I’ve said fucked-up shit to.

–F Train

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Thug: I love you because when I’m with you I feel like I’m Barack Obama and you’re Hillary Clinton.

–N Train

All-black-wearing chick with cigarette: Do you ever find yourself thinking really conservative thoughts by accident?

–Outside International Affairs Building, Columbia University

Overheard by: Wild Dog Boy

Subway crazy: Rip Torn for president! Denny McLain for Secretary of State!

–Uptown 6 Train

Girl with baby in her arms: You know, he taped an Obama poster on his door and I was like, “Oh no, you didn’t put that up.” ’cause he don’t know nothing about politics. Hell, he a felon…he can’t even vote.

–East Village Urban Outfitters

Five-year-old boy pointing at a sidewalk mural of Hillary and Obama: Mom, look, Hillary! (long pause) And some guy.

–106th & Broadway

Overheard by: Kip

Grumpy old man: Things have been going downhill since the Wilson administration.

–70th & Columbus

Overheard by: Devoted Puppy