Man (to hipstress): You should get a tattoo of Ben Franklin. –22nd & Park Ave South Overheard by: Matt Law
Copy boy: Mr. Murdoch on the line. The news editor on duty picks up the phone. News editor: Right. Right. OK…Source? No source…Right…It’s Gephardt. OK. –NY Post Offices
Business executive: We can use that grassroots, online community-building and marketing to create lots of support for the product, just like…. the scream guy did.
Low-level employee: Uh, you mean Howard Dean?
Business executive: Yes, just like Howard Dean did! – An office in Midtown
Guy: Are you more of a Democrat or a Republican?
Girl: Hmm. That’s a tough one. It’s like being in West Side Story. –Tennessee Mountain, SoHo
Blowhard: America, like any country, is full of fucking idiots. I hate democracy because I hate these fucking people. Fuck democracy. I believe in fucking monarchy. –Belly Bar
Hipster screamed out: “Michael Bloomberg has electricity now!”
Idiot, 50s: That’s the one argument against capital punishment that cannot be refuted. If you do it, someone is dead. –Westway Diner, 9th Ave
Father: Having you and your mother in the same room is like having the Communist party. –Murray Hill
Man: What do you give a 16 year old Republican besides a kick in the teeth? –Barnes & Nobles, Park Slope
Suit #1: It’s the same judge that decided that the menorah and the islamic symbols are not religious, but that the cross is. And guess what? The judge?
Suit #2: Jewish?
Suit #1: Jewish. –Madison & 44th