Man: Yeah, I know, I’m still getting over it too. I just can’t believe he won. I mean, Bush is the Ed Wood of politics. –88th b. Lex & 3rd Overheard by: Terence
Dude: If Terri Schiavo’s head was filled with oil Dubya would drill into her skull himself. –Q train Overheard by: Mr. Tips
Father: You see, girls, there is an election coming up, and so far we have only had boring white men. This time we could have a black man or a woman as our president!
Four-year-old daughter: But Daddy, we’re white!
Father: Yes, but we aren’t boring. –Metro-North train Overheard by: Emily
50-something beefy man in wife beater on cell: Yo! I've got a bag of condoms and Jolly Ranchers! –14th & 6th Overheard by: Funky Monkey Preppy girl to friend on phone: I mean… I've had to take Plan B twice this week already! –2nd Ave & 9th Drunken street vendor: Buy these Obama condoms! Flavored with hope, they'll get you through "hard" times! –Times Square Woman on cell: I got home to take a shower and he stuffs a bunch of condoms in his pocket right in front of me and then walks out the door. I mean what the hell is that? –Astor Place Man to woman on escalator: Well, just next time, remember to use protection! –Babies"R"Us, Union Square Overheard by: miziz
Hobo, walking quickly around a lady: You cannot fuck with a power walker! –60th & 6th Hobo on corner: Yo man, can I borrow like a hundred dollars plus tax? –Outside Gray's Papaya Panhandling teenager: I'm like Obama. I want change! –Union Square Overheard by: Canadian Girl Hobo to self: I don't have anything against people with homes. Why, some of my very best friends have homes! –E 35th & 6th Ave Hobo to cops talking him away: Nah, man. I wasn't peeing on no stairs. What you don't understand is that I don't pee for anyone else, I pee for myself. –145th Street Subway Station Overheard by: Ben B.
Girl selling Obama condoms: Buy Obama condoms, they are cheaper than a baby and easier to push than a stroller.
Mom pushing stroller: You're two years too late. –44th & 7th Overheard by: innocent bystander
Hobo: Attention, attention! I’m playing this saxophone to raise money for my spaceship! Plays a horrible rendition of “Pop Goes the Weasel.” Hobo: I’m going into space, and I’m taking George Bush with me! Fellow passengers cheer. –1 train
Man looks down at Time magazine with Theodore Roosevelt on the cover.
Man: Wait. We had two President Roosevelts? When did that happen?
Supervisor: Yeah. There was, um, [looks at cover] Teddy, and, uh, shit. What was the other one named?
Man: I don’t know. Shit, man, history’s hard because, you know, there’s just so much of it. It’s, like, impossible to really understand it, I think.
Supervisor: Yeah, that’s true. –K-Mart, 9th St & 4th Ave Overheard by: appalled customer buying swim trunks
20-something guy: That new Arizona law is messed-up, man. They are gonna have to…
60-something guy, interrupting: The law is right, they gotta get those Mexicans before they kill us.
20-something guy: What!?
60-something guy: I don't know what Obama is waiting for. They need to make Mexico a state.
20-something guy: Do you even know what your saying?
60-something guy: You're still young. I speak the truth. –73rd St & Broadway
Black chick reading newspaper: Niggaz always be tryin' to govern from the center, son.
Boyfriend: Yo babe, but you knew Barack was always about incremental policy amelioration. –B Train Overheard by: Mark