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Get Ready For One More Round of ‘I’m Not a Witch’ Stories


It may not have won her the election, but Yale University’s associate librarian has deemed the opening line of Christine O’Donnell’s first television ad the most memorable quote of the year. She and Sarah Palin made the top four:

1. (TIE) “I’m not a witch.” Christine O’Donnell, television advertisement, Oct. 4.

1. (TIE) “I’d like my life back.” Tony Hayward, comment to reporters, May 30.

3. “If you touch my junk, I’m gonna have you arrested.” airline passenger John Tyner, remark to Transportation Security Administration worker at San Diego airport, Nov. 13, 2010

4. “Don’t retreat. Instead — reload!” Sarah Palin, Tweet, March 23.


Tags: Christine O'Donnell


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