12/22/2011 12:21 pm ET Updated Feb 21, 2012

Stupidest Things Said By Los Angeles Civic Figures In 2011 - Page 1 - News - Los Angeles - LA Weekly

11. "Everyone in this room right now can be a beacon of love."

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, to a roomful of Men's Central Jail inmates, whom Baca met at a staged media event. The men said they can't get regular showers or books under Baca's management. Baca said that was terrible. No word yet on how much love these inmates are getting.