What a long, strange strip it's been
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June 4, 2018Warriors coach Steve Kerr on NFL no-kneeling rule: "Fake patriotism, nationalism, scaring people. It's idiotic."....sportscaster Dale Hansen: "My friend [who was killed in Vietnam at 18]...did not die so you could decide who is a patriot, and who loves America more."....Erin Gloria Ryan on Bill Clinton's #MeToo defense: "A master class in moral preening and obfuscation...Just doesn't f***ing get it."....Trump on Mueller investigation: 'A $10,000,000 Russian Witch Hunt."....economist Jeffrey Sachs on Trump: "A delusional president, one who speaks gibberish, insults those around him including his closest associates, and baffles the world. We strive to make sense of Trump's nonsense, implicitly assuming some hidden strategy. There is none."....former aide San Nunberg on Trump: "He's good at keeping secrets that involve him. On the other hand, the guy's a f***ing yenta."....Dinesh D'Souza: "What my case shows in miniature is the way that Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton too, have gangsterized the U.S. politics."....Sen. Ben Sasse on Trump tariffs: "This is dumb...Blanket protectionism is a big part of why America had a Great Depression. 'Make America Great Again' shouldn't mean 'Make America 1929 Again.'"....Trump: "The FBI is a fantastic institution, but some of the people at the top were rotten apples. James Comey was one of them."....Giuliani on Mueller: "This is a rigged investigation."....Sen. Jeff Flake on the U.S.: "This is it, if you have been wondering what the bottom looks like. This is what it looks like when you stress-test all of the institutions that undergird our constitutional democracy, at the same time."....FL police officer Brian Valenti on Parkland students' parking lot "die-in"protest: "Hope some old lady loses control of her car in that lot. Just saying."....retired teacher Yvonne Mason, on Trump letter she corrected and returned: "If it had been written in middle school, I'd give it a C or C-plus. If it had been written in high school, I'd give it a D."....Bret Stephens on Trump: "Has that trademark combination of fang-toothed nastiness and juvenile self-pity."....Trump on NYT: "Very dishonest people who don't 'get' me, and never did!"....Joe Biden on GOP: "This is not your father's Republican Party!"....John Boehner: "There is no Republican Party. There's a Trump party. The Republican Party is taking a nap somewhere."....Joe Scarborough on Trump: "Continues to lose his mind every day on Twitter."....U.S. Attorney Joseph DeGenova on Jeff Sessions recusing himself: "An unforced betrayal of the President of the United States."....Sarah Huckabee Sanders: "Any Democrat who claims to support women's empowerment and our national security but opposes [Gina Haspel's] nomination is a total hypocrite."....Michelle Wolf on Sanders: "Well, if anyone's an expert on hypocrites, it's Sarah Huckabee Sanders."....Kurt Anderson on Trump: "A pure Fantasyland being, its apotheosis."....David Brooks: "The dangerous thing about Trump's fantasy world is not when it dissolves into nothing; it's when he seduces the rest of us to move into it."....Jim Carrey on Trump immigration policy: "1500 innocent children ripped from their mothers' arms...From Shining City to Evil Empire in under 500 days."....VoteVets on Trump tweet: "Self-promotion on a day to remember the fallen, and wishing those remembering their deceased loved ones a 'happy' holiday is appalling."....Mika Brzezinski on Trump: "He's not well."....
May 31, 2018North Korea on South Korea: "Ignorant and incompetent."....former acting CIA director John McLaughlin: "Either Trump simply didn't care that this material came from the Russians, or was so foolish and naive to think it was okay to use it, or - and it's a big 'or' - that he did so knowing full well that he was cooperating with the Russians."....First Baptist pastor Gregory Stevens on his town: "Palo Alto is an elitist s*** den of hate.".... Jeremy Stahl on EPA head Scott Pruitt: "Before Tuesday, could have been fairly described as the worst, most corrupt member of President Donald Trump's cabinet. Now he can claim a new title: most thuggish member."....Iran military commander Ismail Kowsari on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: "Who are you and America to tell us to limit the range of ballistic missiles? History has shown that with the attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, America is the top criminal with regard to missiles."....Trump on Democrats: "They don't care about our military."....former Trump campaign adviser Sam Nunberg on James Comey's 'A Higher Loyalty': "The worst book I've ever read."....Sen. Rand Paul on National Security Advisor John Bolton: "His ideas are naive and very dangerous."....Adam Serwer: "Trump dictates reality, and his supporters rush to justify whatever has been decreed."....Joe Scarborough: "The madness starts at the top."....Eric Trump on CNN: "A complete joke."....Amber Ruffin on revived 'Roseanne': "Better than ever at being racist."....Thomas L. Friedman on Trump breaking Iran deal: "You've opened your can of worms, now lie in it."....
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May 28, 2018Roger Stone on former CIA director John Brennan: "If I were him I'd break the capsule and swallow it now. That psychopath is going down."....Rudy Giuliani on Brennan and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper: "I certainly wouldn't trust Clapper or Brennan as far as I could throw them."....Mark Green on Giuliani: "A television demagogue...Either you love him, or he hates you."....Trump: "I am very disappointed with my Justice Department...What's going on is a disgrace...I have the absolute right to do what I want with the Justice Department."....Sen. Chuck Schumer on Trump: "Seems to have the terribly misguided view that the Department of Justice is there to protect his political interests and prosecute his enemies."....former Trump adviser A.J. Delgado: "I support much of the Trump 2016 campaign agenda. I just didn't take the turn into Conspiracies-That-Don't-Make-Sense, nor I Am Going To Insult And Attack Comey And Mueller Even Though Both Are Admirable People street. Not what I signed up for."....Sean Hannity on Mueller: "So abusive, so corrupt, so conflicted...Muellergate...Witch hunt...A monumental abuse of power...Deep State operatives...A direct threat to this American republic. Mueller is causing irreparable damage to the rule of law in this country."....Rep. Nancy Pelosi: "President Trump has become the swamp."....European Council prez Donald Trusk on Trump: "With friends like that who needs enemies?"....Steve Schmidt on Trump: "A small and vile man."....Michael Flynn Jr.: "You're all going down. You know who you are. Mark my word."....
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