Tim Blair Snort Fest

Sunday, January 08, 2006
Best quotes from 2005! Does Tim have an eye for irony or what? And nobody gives context like Tim!

Click on the months below or just hit http://timblair.net/ and keep scrolling.

Samples:

From December:

“I don’t know why I’ve done this. I’m a Muslim, I was fasting, the last thing I should ever have done is eat something.”—Mohammed Sarfraz, charged with assault after biting off part of a security guard’s ear.

From November:

“France is declaring a curfew. I guess after 12 days, Chirac finally finished the French edition of ‘My Pet Goat.’”—commenter Room 237

From October:

“I think with a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court, you can’t play, you know, hide the salami, or whatever it’s called.”—Howard Dean

From September:

“Much of Gaza is a great mass of apartment blocks - flung up to house the exploding population.”—unintended accuracy from the BBC

From August:

”I think if we had a three-word message right now it’d be, ‘We can do better.’” —Howard Dean

“If he would come out right now, it would really defuse the momentum.”—Mother Sheehan explains that she doesn’t really want to meet George W. Bush after all

From July:

“On July 7 three trains and a bus in London killed 56 people - including the four suspected suicide bombers - and wounded 700.”—an AAP item blames public transport

“Who I am is a human being with divinity within and an immense capacity to love and express compassion and kindness and justice.”—former human shield Donna Mulhearn. She’s also modest.

(He'll be putting up the rest in the next few days.)

"I think this is a better way to remember the hot stories of 2005 than watching New Year's Eve retrospectives on cable news."--Syl at YARGB who thought Katrina was just a face who appeared on Hardball.

3 comments:

terrye said...

Tim is a very funny guy.

I would hate to piss off that lady moderator over there.

She is tough.

About Howard Dean...doesn't med school require remedial math skills?

flenser said...

Let me be the first to nominate Andrea "The Hammer" Harris for House Majority leader.

Although we need someone like that even more in the Senate.

Doug said...

“If the majority of the hardest hit victims of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans were white people, they would not have gone for days without food and water, forcing many to steal for mere survival.”—

CBS commentator Nancy Giles

Boy, that Nancy is a real racist:
Implying it took the black folk DAYS,
to figure out they'd have to get off their duffs if they wanted to eat.