Incendiary Political Remarks for 2005

Take this quiz to see if you remember which politicians said these incendiary comments in the year 2005.

Quiz

Take this quiz to see if you remember which politicians said these incendiary comments in the year 2005.

1. Who made this remark about a South American president?
"If he thinks we're trying to assassinate him, I think we really ought to go ahead and do it."

  • Televangelist Pat Robertson
  • Fox Television commentator Bill O'Reilly
  • Senator Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.)

2. What organization described the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay as "a gulag of our time?"

  • Human Rights Watch
  • The International Red Cross
  • Amnesty International

3. Who said?
"Conservatives saw the savagery of 9/11 and the attacks and prepared for war. Liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks and wanted to prepare indictments and offer therapy and understanding for our attackers."Incorrect.

  • White House adviser Karl Rove
  • Former New York Mayor Rudolf Guiliani
  • Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld

4. Who called evangelist Jim Dobson's Focus on the Family group "the antichrist of the world?"

  • Liberal activist Michael Moore
  • Senator Ken Salazar (D-Colo.)
  • Howard Dean, Chairman of the Democratic National Party

5. Who made this remark in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina?
"We finally cleaned up public housing in New Orleans. We couldn't do it, but God did."

  • Former FEMA Director Michael Brown
  • Former First Lady Barbara Bush
  • Rep. Richard Baker (R-LA)

6. Who said?
"George Bush doesn't care about black people? "

  • Mayor Ray Nagin of New Orleans
  • Rapper Kanye West
  • Civil Rights activist Al Sharpton

7. Who said?
"I do know that it's true that if you wanted to reduce crime, you could, if that were your sole purpose, you could abort every black baby in this country, and your crime rate would go down?"

  • Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh
  • Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska)
  • William Bennett, former Republican administration official and author

8. Who made this remark on the Senate floor?
"If I read this to you and did not tell you that it was an FBI agent describing what Americans had done to prisoners in their control, you would most certainly believe this must have been done by Nazis, Soviets in their gulags or some mad regime—Pol Pot or others—that had no concern for human beings."

  • Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.)
  • Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.)
  • Sen. Hillary Clinton (D.-NY)

9. Who said?
"A few minutes ago I received a call from Colonel Danny Bubp... He asked me to send Congress a message: Stay the course. He also asked me to send Congressman Murtha a message, that cowards cut and run, Marines never do."

  • Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio)
  • Rep. Katherine Harris (R-Fla.)
  • Conservative commentator Michelle Malkin

10. Who made this remark about President George W. Bush?
"The man's father is a wonderful human being. I think this guy is a loser."

  • Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid
  • Former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage
  • House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi

Your Results:

1. Who made this remark about a South American president?
"If he thinks we're trying to assassinate him, I think we really ought to go ahead and do it."
Televangelist Pat Robertson

2. What organization described the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay as "a gulag of our time?"
Amnesty International

3. Who said?
"Conservatives saw the savagery of 9/11 and the attacks and prepared for war. Liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks and wanted to prepare indictments and offer therapy and understanding for our attackers."Incorrect.
White House adviser Karl Rove

4. Who called evangelist Jim Dobson's Focus on the Family group "the antichrist of the world?"
Senator Ken Salazar (D-Colo.)

5. Who made this remark in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina?
"We finally cleaned up public housing in New Orleans. We couldn't do it, but God did."
Rep. Richard Baker (R-LA)

6. Who said?
"George Bush doesn't care about black people? "
Rapper Kanye West

7. Who said?
"I do know that it's true that if you wanted to reduce crime, you could, if that were your sole purpose, you could abort every black baby in this country, and your crime rate would go down?"
William Bennett, former Republican administration official and author

8. Who made this remark on the Senate floor?
"If I read this to you and did not tell you that it was an FBI agent describing what Americans had done to prisoners in their control, you would most certainly believe this must have been done by Nazis, Soviets in their gulags or some mad regime—Pol Pot or others—that had no concern for human beings."
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.)

9. Who said?
"A few minutes ago I received a call from Colonel Danny Bubp... He asked me to send Congress a message: Stay the course. He also asked me to send Congressman Murtha a message, that cowards cut and run, Marines never do."
Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio)

10. Who made this remark about President George W. Bush?
"The man's father is a wonderful human being. I think this guy is a loser."
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid

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