Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

America's First Black Wednesday One-Liners

Tranny heading toward Halloween parade, seeing Sarah Palin costume: Oh my god! That's the lady President, right? The assistant President!

–W 4th St Subway Station

(muslim hot dog vendor bows down to pray at 5 pm)
Child in stroller
: Look! Look! Mommy! Barack Obama!

–W 60th & Columbus

Overheard by: Brian

Thug, to hot girl passing by: Hey! Yo, girl, excuse me! (she keeps walking) So, you're voting for McCain, then?

–60th St & 3rd Ave

Overheard by: Alex A.

Little girl: I want to vote for Obama…because he's the first black person to run against Bush.

–Washington Square Park

Overheard by: Dana

Sidewalk watch vendor: These are the watches Obama wore before he became Senator!

–33rd St & Broadway

Overheard by: crosstown girl

Little black girl trick-or-treating with family: Two, four, six, eight, who do we appreciate? Obama! Obama!

–Pacific St & Nostrand

Overheard by: Obama Now!

I Veto You.

Big girl #1: But the President is not in charge of every state!
Big girl #2: No, but lemme tell you how it works. Cuz lotsa peoples don't know. The President make laws but he can't do nothing unless the Senate vetoes it. I was in political science.

–188th St & Hillside

Wednesday One-Liners Think Lebanons Are Girls Who Like Girls

15-year-old on cell: Why would they invade Lebanon? We’ve got nothing they want. All we’ve got are trees. –64th & 5th Overheard by: Caroline Professor Obvious, on Hezbollah situation: It’s, like, so Old Testament. They really need to come up off that shit. –Wooster & Houston B&T mom on cell: God, honey, calm down. I’m in Manhattan, not Lebanon. –American Girl Place, 49th & 5th Overheard by: Courtney Wannabe cartographer: Where’s Hezbollah…Like, it’s a city in Iran, right? –Mug Café, E 13th St

I Assume K-Fed Is Somehow Involved

Private school teen #1: So, did you understand what our Current Issues teacher was talking about with, like, that guy Dick Cheney and the speech he gave on NBC or something?
Private school teen #2: Oh, you mean that drag queen who spoke out against AIDS?
Private school teen #1: Yeah! I think that’s what she’s talking about.

–Union Square