STUPID THINGS NEWS PEOPLE SAY DURING BREAKING NEWS

I can't stand this!!
  1. We can't confirm this but....
  2. We shouldn't speculate
    Immediately begins speculating wildly
  3. This reminds me of...
    That one time when I was in a situation that I really need to bring up right now even though it has absolutely no bearing on what is happening right now I think it might make me look cooler.
  4. On the phone..
    Is the friend of the person who once had dinner with the sister of the first grade teacher of somebody who wasn't even there.
  5. "Some of it is fact, some of it is fiction"
    Brian Williams about the social media reports that he just spent several minutes discussing.
  6. Unconfirmed reports say...
    Who the hell needs confirmation, just start saying stuff.