Quotes: Engineered Public Confession
For murder, though it have no tongue, will speak
With most miraculous organ.
"This community means about as much to me as a festering bowl of dog snot. You think I care about the pea-brained yokels of this town? If you took their combined IQ and multiplied it by a hundred, you might have enough intelligence to tie your shoe, if you didn't drool all over yourself first! I can't stand those sniveling maggots; they make me want to puke! But there is one good thing about broadcasting to a town full of mindless sheep. I always know I've got them exactly where I want them! (points to the palm of his hand and follows up with a maniacal laugh)"
— R. J. Fletcher
, not knowing that he's being recorded, UHF
"There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. All right, there are 47 percent who are with him, who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you name it. That that's an entitlement. And the government should give it to them. And they will vote for this president no matter what.....And so my job is not to worry about those people."
— Mitt Romney, not knowing that he's being recorded, real life.
"And so you poisoned the tree, you betrayed Thalia, you set us up - all to help Kronos destroy the gods."
Luke gritted his teeth. "You know that! Why do you keep asking me?"
"Because I want everybody in the audience to hear you."
Then his eyes narrowed. He looked behind him and his goons did the same. They gasped and stumbled back.
Above the pool, shimmering in the rainbow mist, was an Iris-message vision of Dionysus, Tantalus, and the whole camp in the dining pavilion. They sat in stunned silence, watching us.
"Well," said Dionysus wryly, "some unplanned dinner entertainment."