Sunday, January 6, 2008

Stupid Statements from 2007

Jan 3, 2008 09:30 ET

'Stupidest Statements Awards' of 2007 Announced by Man with Perfect IQ

TAVARES, Fla., Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Stupidest Statements Awards" of 2007, bestowed upon the famous for their misjudgments and misstatements, have just been announced by Mega Genius(R), "The man with the perfect IQ(TM)." His fifth annual prizes of recognition for "crash-and-burn lapses in intelligence" are just for fun.

1. Lauren Caitlin Upton, Miss South Carolina Teen USA, for her answer in the Miss Teen USA 2007 pageant when asked why a fifth of Americans cannot locate the U.S. on a world map: "I personally believe that U.S. Americans are unable to do so because, uh, some, uh, people out there in our nation don't have maps and, uh, I believe that our, uh, education like such as, uh, South America and, uh, the Iraq, everywhere like such as, and, I believe that they should, uh, our education over here in the U.S. should help the U.S., uh, or, uh, should help South Africa and should help the Iraq and the Asian countries, so we will be able to build up our future, for us." August 25, 2007. (Mega Genius: "Can you locate emergency number 911 on a telephone?")

2. George W. Bush, US President -- who asked during the 2000 presidential race, "Is our children learning?" -- for his assessment of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001: "As yesterday's positive report card shows, childrens do learn when standards are high and results are measured." September 26, 2007. (Mega Genius: "Although, it is not a prerequisite for the presidency.")

3. Kellie Pickler, American Idol finalist, country music singer and contestant on the television show Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, for her response to a question about a country in Europe: "This might be a stupid question, but I thought Europe was a country." November 15, 2007. (Mega Genius: "And then you thought that France was not.")

4. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for their goof at launch pad 39A, at the Kennedy Space Center, as they welcomed space shuttle Endeavour, named after the first ship commanded by 18th century British explorer James Cook. NASA's huge misspelled banner, missing the u, read: "Go Endeavor!" July 11, 2007. (Mega Genius: "Go, rocket scientists!")

5. Catherine Zeta-Jones, Academy Award-winning British actor, for her justification of why she cannot boil an egg: "I actually think cooking an egg is quite a difficult feat to pull off." August 6, 2007. Newsweek. (Mega Genius: "Then don't even think of making a bowl of corn flakes.")

6. Channing Crowder, American football linebacker for the Miami Dolphins, for his admission about an upcoming trip to England: "I couldn't find London on a map if they didn't have the names of the countries. I swear to God. I don't know what nothing is. I know Italy looks like a boot." October 24, 2007. (Mega Genius: "Do you know if you have a court-appointed guardian?")

7. Rudy Guiliani, former Mayor of New York City and candidate for US president in 2008, for his disclosure about his thought processes: "We don't all agree on everything. I don't agree with myself on everything." March 2, 2007. (Mega Genius: "Are you on speaking terms with yourself?")

8. Paris Hilton, "celebutante," for her elucidation of her ongoing trouble with the police: "The cops do it all the time. They'll just pull me over to hit on me." Harper's Bazaar, June 2007. (Mega Genius: "Trust me, Paris, 'Your driver's license has been suspended' is not a pickup line.")

9. Mike Huckabee, candidate for US president in 2008, for his assertion to the National Rifle Association: "I'm pretty sure there will be duck hunting in heaven and I can't wait." September 21, 2007. (Mega Genius: "If Vice President Cheney is there, you may be the 'duck.'")

10. George W. Bush, US President who had previously decided that he was "the decider," for his subsequent conclusion: "As you know, my position is clear -- I'm the commander guy." May 2, 2007. (Mega Genius: "That is what concerns me.")

Mega Genius(R) has held memberships in all the major high-IQ societies in the world. He has the highest level of intelligence measurable on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale--Revised, the most modern and accurate intelligence test of the twenty-first century. His intelligence hits the top of the IQ scale and continues to some unknown and immeasurable point. Advanced techniques that Mega Genius(R) has devised to enable people worldwide to increase their intelligence are available at MegaGenius.com.

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4 comments:

Demon23... said...

I can not read all of your post because some of your text is cut off.

The window is maximized, I do not think it is my screen. Maybe it is?

Laura said...

I fixed it and thanks for letting me know. :) For some reason I didn't catch it.

~Billie~ said...

Those are hilarious!! I needed a good laugh. Thanks for sharing!

Demon23... said...

The power of genius! I myself am a genius. I am going to place my hand on a chainsaw after it is on and then be like... there was no sign that told me not.

Movie deals, talk shows, millions... oh yeah baby!