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Everybody says dumb things. But this past year has seen more than its share of spectacularly bad calls from CEOs, government officials and market pros. Much of the blame goes to the financial crisis, which escalated so quickly that some statements were out of date almost as soon as they were made. Still, even the so-called experts made plenty of boneheaded comments. Here’s a look at some of them over the past year.