Mudline Archive

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February 19, 2011
Jonathan Lethem: “Brooklyn is repulsive with novelists, it's cancerous with novelists.”…. George Soros on Fox News: “Has imported the methods of George Orwell…Newspeak, where you can tell the people falsehoods and deceive them.”….Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio on Gov. Rick Scott rejecting fed high speed rail funding: “The worst decision by a governor in my 26 years in public life.”…. Orlando Sentinel on Scott: “Utterly clueless.”….Dem Party rep Eric Jotkoff: “A one-man wrecking crew for Florida’s economy.”…. St. Petersburg Times: “A reckless, devastating decision.”….

February 15, 2011
Lawrence O’Donnell on Bill O’Reilly: “A joke…A very, very, very rich man who has grown phenomenally rich by playing a character on TV that the most gullible audience in the history of television falls for.”….Pro-government legislators in Iranian Parliament on opposition leaders: “Death to Mousavi, Karroubi and Khatami!”….Former WikiLeaker Daniel Domscheit-Berg on Julian Assange: “Children shouldn’t play with guns.”…. Robert Reich on Obama budget: “Has chosen to fight fire with gasoline.”…. Grover Norquist on Obama budget: “Doesn’t pass the laugh test.”…. Billy Ray Cyrus on ‘Hannah Montana’: "The damn show destroyed my family.”….

February 10, 2011
Anderson Cooper on Mubarek: “Stepping on the grave and the blood of the Egyptian people.”….Chris Matthews: "One of the murkiest speeches ever delivered."....Bill Kristol on Glenn Beck: “Brings to mind no one so much as Robert Welch and the John Birch Society.”…. Tom Ricks on Rumsfeld: “Spoke loudly and carried a small stick.”….Ron Reagan on Sarah Palin: “A soap opera, basically.”….House Transportation Committee Chair Rep. John Mica on Amtrak: “A Soviet-style train system.”….Railroads Subcommittee Chair Rep. Bill Shuster on Biden high-speed rail plan: “Insanity.”….L. Brent Bozell III on Huffington Post: “A hate-filled, vicious, radically left-wing rag...profanity, crude sexual and excretory metaphors and outright hate speech against conservatives.”….

February 3, 2011
Rumsfeld on McCain: “Hairtrigger temper and a propensity to shift positions to appeal to the media.”….McCain on Rumsfeld: "Thank God he was relieved of his duties.”…. Chris Matthews on Glenn Beck: “The number one exploiter of fear.”….Bill O’Reilly on Al Jazeera: “An anti-Semitic, anti-American network.”…. Timothy Egan on Rep. Gohmert: “Has enough trouble carrying a coherent thought onto the House floor. God forbid he would try to bring a Glock to work.”….Ted Rall on the American Revolution: “Little more than a bunch of rich tax cheats getting theirs.”….

February 1, 2011
Richard Cohen: “The dream of a democratic Egypt is sure to produce a nightmare."….Chris Matthews on Michele Bachmann: “A balloon head.”….Glenn Beck on Matthews: “A balloon head that was taught by a balloon head and all you did because you're a balloon head was sit in your stupid balloon head Ivy League classroom and be indoctrinated by a balloon head.”….Rush Limbaugh: “The wealthiest people in the world are liberal Democrats and totalitarians, and they've acquired their wealth by virtue of stealing it.”….Steelers receiver Hines Ward on the NFL: “They don't give a f*** about concussions.”….Charlie Sheen on his critics: “A bunch of turds.”….