"If President Reagan were here today he would have no patience for Americans who looked backward.” RNC Chairman Michael Steele 2009.
"His remark was not intended to be a factual statement" - Official statement of Sen. Jon Kyl's office to CNN in response to his wildly inaccurate comments about Planned Parenthood on the Senate Floor 2011.
"I've been on food stamps and welfare and nobody helped me out" - conservative actor Craig T. Nelson 2009
"we’re not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact checkers” - Romney pollster Neil Newhouse to buzzfeed.com 2012
Barry Goldwater, Ronnie Reagan, and Bill Buckley must be spinning in their graves with such incredible velocity as a direct result of the above, that could we find a way to harness that energy, we'd no longer be dependent on foreign oil or fossil fuels of an kind.