Column Date 2011-04-25

Which Tea Party hopeful said what?

(An educational quiz from the Tannen Weekly. Every quote guaranteed accurate. Answers below.)


1. The point is that you can't be too greedy.


a)   Sarah Palin

b)   Haley Barbour

c)    Tim Pawlenty

d)   Mitt Romney

e)   Donald Trump


2. “I got where I am today by being smarter than the smarties and tougher than the toughies.”


a)   Mitt Romney

b)   Sarah Palin

c)    Donald Trump

d)   Scrooge McDuck

e)   Mike Huckabee



3. “'Refudiate,' 'misunderestimate,' 'wee-wee'd up.' English is a living language. Shakespeare liked to coin new words too."


a)   George W. Bush

b)   Mike Huckabee

c)    Sarah Palin

d)   Michele Bachmann

e)   Tim Pawlenty



4. "I'm not a big-game hunter. I've made that very clear. I've always been a rodent and rabbit hunter. Small varmints, if you will."


a)   Ron Paul

b)   Elmer Fudd

c)    Haley Barbour

d)   Newt Gingrich

e)   Mitt Romney



5. “ realize if you give money to the poor, they won't be poor anymore, will they?”


a)   Sarah Palin

b)   Donald Trump

c)    Scrooge McDuck

d)   Mitch Daniels

e)    Ron Paul


6. “The idea that a congressman would be tainted by accepting money from private industry or private sources is essentially a socialist argument.”


a)   Michele Bachmann

b)   Newt Gingrich

c)    Donald Trump

d)   Mike Huckabee

e)    Rick Santorum


Answers:     1. (e) Donald Trump

                  2. (d) Scrooge McDuck

                  3  (c) Sarah Palin

                  4. (e) Mitt Romney

                  5. (c) Scrooge McDuck

                  6. (b) Newt Gingrich

(c) 2011 Peter Tannen 



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