[PW] Appeal for a Particular Type of Quote

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Wed Oct 31 11:33:26 PDT 2018


 Joe Biden on culturalism: "In Delaware, the largest growth of population is Indian Americans, moving from India. You cannot go to a 7/11 or a Dunkin' Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent. I'm not joking."


      
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:08 AM Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu>
> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > I am starting to think about my annual list of the 10 most notable
> quotations of the year, disseminated by the Associated Press.  Because of
> the sorry times in which we live, the list tends to be dominated by stupid
> or ridiculous or deplorable quotes by politicians.  This type of quote
> seems to emanate more often from one of the major U.S. political parties
> than from the other.  However, both parties have stupidity, ridiculousness,
> and deplorableness, and I am anxious to represent both parties.  Therefore,
> even before I send out my usual appeal for suggestions of quotes of all
> kinds, I am appealing for suggestions of stupid, ridiculous, or deplorable
> quotes by Democrats.  Stupidity/ridiculousness/deplorableness is, of
> course, a very subjective matter, with one person's stupidity being another
> person's wisdom, but I would welcome all kinds of suggestions; I'll have to
> sort out myself which of the suggestions meet my criteria.
> >
> >
> > Fred Shapiro
> >
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