Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

If Fox News Writers Scripted a Teen Drama

15-year-old girl #1: Are you talking politics over there? Just shut up!
15-year-old girl #2: Yeah we are–it's all about Obama.
15-year-old girl #1: What is Obama doing for me?
15-year-old girl #2: What is Obama doing for you?! I'll tell you. He's out there, trying to fight for health care to cover all of us. That abortion you need–you shouldn't have to pay for it. That shit should be covered. None of this abstinence shit.

–A Train

Overheard by: Elana

As Is Required by US Law

Mother: I'm so glad you want to learn about voting!
Five-year-old girl, to employee: Where are your books about Joe Biden?
(ten minutes later)
Five-year-old girl, screaming at the magazine rack
: I want the magazine with the lady from TV on it!

Mother: Use your indoor voice. You know what her name is.
Five-year-old girl: But…I love Oprah.

–Barnes & Noble, 86th & Lexington

Ebony & Wednesday One-liners

Black woman: I kept telling him, “You don’t see a black woman from the ghetto every day.” He has to understand. –51st Street station Parking attendant: All the white people I know are crooks. –Parking lot, 46th between 8th and 9th Overheard by: eristic Jewish Professor: …for example, we have the white people that vote, and we have the nig…bla…African-Americans that vote… –NYU classroom