12/08/2012 10:24 am ET

The Most Ridiculous Things To Come Out Of CEOs' Mouths In 2012

CEOs really put their feet (and anything else they could find) in their mouths this year.

With the presidential election and the looming fiscal cliff, CEOs have taken great pains to make sure they're heard, but in some cases their political interventions have backfired. There have been insensitive marketing campaigns, aggressive attacks on the president, and silly endorsements galore.

Now it's time to take a moment to appreciate all of the ridiculous moments that our favorite and least favorite CEOs have brought us this year.

Check out the most ridiculous statements from CEOs in 2012:

Most Outrageous Things CEOs Said In 2012