Politicans say the darnest things

Art LinkletterScott Adcox is starting a Carnival of Local Political Gaffes.

Probably the biggest factor that keeps local politicians from being more than just local are the idiotic messes they get themselves into. The Carnival of Local Political Gaffes aims to shed light on these small timers and give them the credit they deserve.
There is a seemingly endless supply of material here.