"I don't care what people are saying uptown or wherever they are. This city will be chocolate at the end of the day."
New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin
2 ted stevens
"The internet is not something you just dump something on. It's not a truck. It's a series of tubes. And if you don't understand, those tubes can be filled, and if they are filled, when you put your message in, it gets in line, and it's going to be delayed by anyone that puts into that tube enormous amounts of material, enormous amounts of material."
Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Ted Stevens, explaining how the internet works
3 sen. hillary clinton
"We have a lot of kids who don't know what work means. They think work is a four-letter word."
4 sen. joe biden
"You cannot go to a 7-Eleven or a Dunkin' Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent. ... I'm not joking."
5 sen. john kerry
"You know, education-if you make the most of it-you study hard, you do your homework and you make an effort to be smart, you can do well. If you don't, you get stuck in Iraq."
6 sen. george allen
"This fellow here, over here with the yellow shirt, macaca, or whatever his name is. ... "
(Former) Virginia Sen. George Allen, making fun of S.R. Sidarth, a worker for the Jim Webb campaign
7 hugo chavez
"And the devil came here yesterday. Yesterday the devil came here. Right here [crosses himself]. And it smells of sulfur still today."
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez at the U.N. referring to President George W. Bush
8 ann coulter
"These broads are millionaires, lionized on TV and in articles about them, reveling in their status as celebrities. ... I have never seen people enjoying their husbands' death so much."
Ann Coulter, referring to 9/11 widows
9 george bush
"Are you going to ask that question with shades on?"
President Bush talking to reporter Peter Wallsten, who is legally blind
10 jack johnson
"I always fly business class or first class. I think the people of Prince George's County expect me to. I don't think they expect me to be riding in a seat with four across and I'm in the middle."
Jack Johnson, county executive of Prince George's County in Maryland