Remember Kids Say the Darndest Things!? It’s time for Officials Say the Darndest Things! Here are a few to prime the pump. Then it’s your turn.
Segment 1: Adverbs Gone Berserk
“We do not wittingly collect data on Americans.” – Director of National Intelligence addressing the Senate
“Generally we use tear gas infrequently.” – Deputy Director, Utah Dept. of Corrections, commenting on tear gassing of inmates in the mental health unit.
Segment 2: Nouns into Verbs
“We are working to expand the containment.” – Fire Chief from LA on efforts to battle the Powerhouse fire. Could he mean, “Contain the expansion?”