21 Powerful People Who Said Totally Dumb Things

The great Uncle Ben once said, 'With great power, comes great responsibility.' Some famous folks didn't get that memo, though.
21 Powerful People Who Said Totally Dumb Things

It has been said that the gap between the haves and the have-nots is widening, and that's done undeniably damage to society. But let's all take a little solace in the fact that those powerful haves often say some pretty stupid crap. And we're right here, ready to pounce. As the Mandalorian code states, “This is the way.”

And we like things our way. And that often means giving those who deserve it a bit of a hard time. Comedy is about punching up, after all. So gather round the bonfire as we throw another fistful of celebrity stupidity on it and maybe just a little commentary to fan the flames. We wish we had some hotdogs for this little wiener roast, but alas, we sadly don’t.

The great Uncle Ben once said, "With great power, comes great responsibility." Some famous folks didn't get that memo, though, evidenced by them just saying whatever stupid things their brains just come up with.


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Get feet your Off my desk, get out of here, you stink, and were not going to buy your product. -Joe Keenan, President of Atari, responding to Steve
People will soon get tired of staring plywood at a box every night. Darryl F. Zanuck, Co-founder, President, and Producer of 20th Century Fox studio
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Satellite radio will succeed.... Trust me. With me it's lock. -Howard Stern, December 2005 According to Business Week, Sirius Satellite Radio lost ne
God's still up there. The arrogance of people to think that we human beings would be able to change what He is doing in the climate is to me outrageo
I believe in laboratories, looking at ways to conduct electricity with cold fusion. It the was University -Mitt Romney, of Utah that talking with the
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Really I'm not out to destroy Microsoft. That will just be a completely unintentional side effect. -Linus Torvalds, Founder of Linux, in a 2003 inter
There's no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance. - Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO (April 2007) The iPhone no
Seniors love getting junk mail. It's sometimes their only way of communicating feeling like -Senate Majority Leader or Harry Reid they're of speaking
Net neutrality would require that every search engine produce an equal number of results that satisfy every disagreement about  issue. And tha
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The whole conception is flawed at the top because people don't read any more. -Steve Jobs in an interview at the 2008 MacWorld Expo, discussing the
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When the stock market crashed, Franklin D. Roosevelt got on the television and didn't just talk about the, you know, the princes of greed. He said, '
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I'm fully confident that copyright for instance, will no longer exist in 10 years. -David Bowie in a 2002 New York Times interview
Miraculously, the first time in history, steel was melted by fire. It is physically impossible. -Rosie O'Donnell, referring to the 9/11 collapse of
The internet isn't a big truck... it's a SERIES OF TUBES! Sen. Ted Stevens (R), in a speech supporting the end of Net Neutrality, July 2006
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