Ann Coulter Quotes

Ann Coulter

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Ann Coulter is known for her controversial far-right ideology and the incendiary statements she makes promoting her views. Here are some of her most outrageous quotes.

  • "Any growing interest in soccer can only be a sign of the nation's moral decay." –on American fans of World Cup soccer
  • "There is a growing body of evidence that radiation in excess of what the government says are the minimum amounts we should be exposed to are actually good for you and reduce cases of cancer." –on fears over the fallout from Japan's nuclear crisis, Bill O'Reilly interview, March 18, 2011
  • "You will find liberals always rooting for savages against civilization." –Ann Coulter
  • "They didn't root for the Nazis against civilization." –Bill O'Reilly
  • "Oh yes, they did... It was only when Hitler invaded their precious Soviet Union that at the last minute they came in and suddenly started saying oh no, now you have to fight Hitler." –Ann Coulter, "The O'Reilly Factor," May 7, 2010
  • "I don't really like to think of it as a murder. It was terminating Tiller in the 203rd trimester... I am personally opposed to shooting abortionists, but I don't want to impose my moral values on others." –on the murder of Kansas abortion doctor George Tiller, FOX News interview, June 22, 2009
  • "We just want Jews to be perfected, as they say." –arguing that it would be better if we were all Christian
  • "If we took away women's right to vote, we'd never have to worry about another Democrat president. It's kind of a pipe dream, it's a personal fantasy of mine, but I don't think it's going to happen. And it is a good way of making the point that women are voting so stupidly, at least single women. It also makes the point, it is kind of embarrassing, the Democratic Party ought to be hanging its head in shame, that it has so much difficulty getting men to vote for it. I mean, you do see it's the party of women and 'We'll pay for health care and tuition and day care—and here, what else can we give you, soccer moms?'"
  • "If I'm going to say anything about John Edwards in the future, I'll just wish he had been killed in a terrorist assassination plot."
  • "I was going to have a few comments about John Edwards but you have to go into rehab if you use the word faggot." –at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference
  • "I'm more of a man than any liberal."
  • "These broads are millionaires, lionized on TV and in articles about them, reveling in their status as celebrities and stalked by griefparrazies. I have never seen people enjoying their husband's deaths so much." –on 9/11 widows who have been critical of the Bush administration
  • "We need somebody to put rat poisoning in Justice Stevens' creme brulee. That's just a joke, for you in the media."
  • "Liberals love America like O.J. loved Nicole."
  • "There are a lot of bad republicans; there are no good democrats."
  • "Liberals are stalwart defenders of civil liberties—provided we’re only talking about criminals."
  • "We need to execute people like (John Walker Lindh) in order to physically intimidate liberals."
  • "Whether they are defending the Soviet Union or bleating for Saddam Hussein, liberals are always against America. They are either traitors or idiots."
  • "We should invade their countries, kill their leaders, and convert them to Christianity."
  • "Liberals are stalwart defenders of civil liberties—provided we're only talking about criminals."
  • "The New York Times editorial page is like a Ouija board that has only three answers, no matter what the question. The answers are: higher taxes, more restrictions on political speech and stricter gun control."
  • "My only regret with Timothy McVeigh is he did not go to the New York Times Building."
  • "Usually the nonsense liberals spout is kind of cute, but in wartime their instinctive idiocy is life-threatening."
  • "Liberals hate religion because politics is a religion substitute for liberals and they can't stand the competition."
  • "God gave us the earth. We have dominion over the plants, the animals, the trees. God said, 'Earth is yours. Take it. Rape it. It's yours.'"
  • "Liberals hate America, they hate flag-wavers, they hate abortion opponents, they hate all religions except Islam, post 9/11. Even Islamic terrorists don't hate America like liberals do. They don't have the energy. If they had that much energy, they'd have indoor plumbing by now."
  • "I think the government should be spying on all Arabs, engaging in torture as a televised spectator sport, dropping daisy cutters wantonly throughout the Middle East and sending liberals to Guantanamo."
  • "Why not go to war just for oil? We need oil. What do Hollywood celebrities imagine fuels their private jets? How do they think their cocaine is delivered to them?"
  • "We've finally given liberals a war against fundamentalism, and they don't want to fight it. They would, except it would put them on the same side as the United States."
  • "If John Kerry had a dollar for every time he bragged about serving in Vietnam—oh wait, he does."
  • "Press passes can't be that hard to come by if the White House allows that old Arab Helen Thomas to sit within yards of the President."
  • "The swing voters—I like to refer to them as the idiot voters because they don't have set philosophical principles. You're either a liberal or you're a conservative if you have an IQ above a toaster."