Fox News. Always there when you need fair, balanced, occasionally head-scratching, off the wall and some might even say borderline offensive reporting.

It's hard coming up with the best of the best, given the sheer volume of eye-popping material, but here are nine of the wildest things said on the network in 2012:

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Following a press conference in which the NRA lobbied for guns in school, organization president Wayne LaPierre appeared today on Meet the Press and defended his group's position.

“If it’s crazy to call for putting police in and securing our schools to protect our children, then call me crazy," LaPierre told David Gregory, challenging the host by adding:

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Former House Speaker and White House hopeful Newt Gingrich made a surprising admission, saying gay marriage is both inevitable and okay by him.

Legalization of same-sex marriage in three states in 2012's election changed the landscape, and conservatives have to come to terms with it, he said.

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Actor Ben Affleck is refusing comment on a slew of recent reports that he's a candidate for Massachusetts' soon-to-be vacant U.S. Senate seat.

In Washington to raise awareness about the violence plaguing Congo, Affleck was also scheduled to meet Wednesday with other D.C. lawmakers.

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