Posts Tagged ‘politics’
Middle aged white guy: I’m disappointed. Al Franken was in comedy and the Republican booth was way more funny than Franken’s booth.
St Paul, State Fair
Overheard by Unintentional I am Sure.
20 something girl to friends: Al Franken’s running for Senator from Minnesota?
Overheard by you’re thinking of the snl guy.
Most likely a Democrat: If you see a hot girl, chances are she’s Republican. ‘Cause rich guys are Republican and they want hot wives. So they make hot Republican kids.
MOA, food court
Overheard by that makes sense.
Customer, entering bar, to bartender: Hey, would it be possible to watch the State of the Union in here?
Bartender: There’s another one?
Minneapolis, Sauce Spirits and Soundbar
Overheard by smoothd.
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Girl, talking about meeting Sarah Palin: Her hair is so shiny, I bet it’s from all of that salmon oil!
Ruby Tuesdays, Mall of America
Overheard by Kelly.
Mayor Rybak to a staffer, as they leave one event to go to another: Is it time for me to get yelled at about taxes?
Minneapolis, Ivy Hotel
Overheard by concerned voter.
Early 20s woman: She was like, “Oh, stoners are for Obama. I don’t want to vote for him anymore. A cripple is better than a hippie stoner.”
Early 20s man: Well, I guess now we know that America is run by hippies and stoners.
Minneapolis, Old Spaghetti Factory
Overheard by Weren’t elections 5 months ago?
Coffee shop regular: You know, I’ve come to the conclusion that Obama is the result of stem cell research.
The Bean Factory, Randolph Ave, St. Paul
Overheard by jessikate.
Elementary aged know-it-all girl: You know, I’d have voted for McCain if it weren’t for Sarah Palin. She was his biggest downfall.
Elementary smart-ass boy: Kaylee, you’re not old enough to vote. Get over it.
Maple Grove, Maple Grove High School
Overheard by From the Mouths of Babes.
Young girl in pigtails: I’m a democrat like my mom. Franken is amazing, and I know he is going to win.
Young boy with mullet: Dude, none of us are democrat. We all like Coleman.
Young girl in pigtails: But Coleman is a Jew!
Young boy: Shut up, so is Franken.
Young girl in pigtails: Then, why does any of it matter?
Maple Grove, Maple Grove High School
Overheard by Concerned Voter.
Dumb Girl: Uh, I don’t get it; first you said that they had a democratic government and then you said they had a Republican party. How can they have a Republican party if they’re a DEMOCRATIC government!?
Roseville, Minneapolis Business College
Overheard by How the hell did you even get in here?
College Guy: Sarah Palin, Hillary Clinton, same difference.
College Girl: Yeah, they both have vaginas.
University of Minnesota
Overheard by Just Visiting a Friend.
Woman rambling to uncooperative bus driver: You know that guy who got elected. I don’t want to say his name because I don’t want to offend anyone.
Overheard by Barack Obama.
Middle aged woman with a British accent, regarding Obama’s inauguration: It was the best day of my life. Even more exciting than my marriage. Or the birth of my two children.
Minneapolis, YWCA locker room
Overheard by your poor family.
Girl, looking up from newspaper: We chose hope over fear?! Was it ever really in question?
Man: And how did it come down to those two choices, hope and fear. What were the other choices that were eliminated first?
Edina, Caribou on Xerxes
Overheard by Lord Williams.
Middle aged woman, inspecting a new 10 dollar bill: We the people. Yeah, WE the people are living an Obamanation. Oh, did I just say that out loud? (walks away)
Maple Grove, Ulta
Overheard by I’m thinking she voted for McCain.
College girl #1: Something about John McCain irks me. He walks funny, with his shoulders all bunched up. Does he have a walking problem or something?
College girl #2: Are you serious? He was tortured in the POW camp.
College girl #1: Oh… oh my god! Really?
U of M
Overheard by in a place of higher learning.
Man #1, discussing the future of the economy due to the newly-elected administration: We’re on our way to socialism.
Man #2: There will be equality in everything, even economics.
Man #1: We’ll be like Sweden or Switzerland. No one will have to steal to get what they need!
Man #2: Crime rates will go way down.
Man #1: In Sweden and Switzerland, everyone has, like, a machine gun in their closet, but they have zero for murder rate.
#17 Bus, Downtown
Overheard by Where’s my machine gun?
Husband to his wife at the next table: Did you know that Sarah Palin was wearing three hundred thousand dollars worth of clothes on her. At ONE time?! Three hundred thousand dollars.
Minneapolis, Uptown restaurant
Overheard by and you think she’s the idiot…
College Student: Do you know, is Barack Obama a Christian?
Middle aged woman: Well, not a Christian in MY sense of the word.
Saint Paul, Bethel University
Overheard by Mr. Ross.