What a long, strange strip it's been
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December 8, 2010Steve Coll on Julian Assange: “A self-aggrandizing control-freak.”….John Burns: “Nearly delusional grandeur.”…. David Brooks: “An old-fashioned anarchist.”…. Mark Thiessen on WikiLeaks: “A criminal enterprise.”….Aaron Sorkin: “Sarah Palin is deranged and The Learning Channel should be ashamed of itself.”….former ACORN CEO Bertha Lewis on Beck, Murdoch, Fox, Limbaugh and Breitbart: “Political necrophiliacs…They're carrion eaters, they're nasty, they're evil, they're liars, thieves and cheaters."….Unnamed Cablegate source on Turkmenistan’s president: “Berdimuhamedov does not like people who are smarter than he is. Since he’s not a very bright guy…he is suspicious of a lot of people.”….
December 3, 2010Cavaliers fans on LeBron James: "Ak-ron hates you!"....Daniel Ellsberg on Amazon: "Cowardice and servility."....WikiLeaks: "Pravda justifiably criticizing U.S. for trying to stifle a free press. How times change."....Mike Huckabee on WikiLeaks source: "Guilty of treason...anything less than execution is too kind a penalty.”….Bill O'Reilly on source: "Is a traitor and should be executed or put in prison for life."....Charles Krauthammer on U.S. government: "What is appalling is the helplessness of a superpower that not only cannot protect its own secrets but shows the world that if you violate its secrets -- massively, wantonly and maliciously -- there are no consequences."....Meghan McCain on Julian Assange: "Looks like a James Bond villain."....Wiki-leaked cable on Moscow: "A kleptocracy."....John Boehner on Dem tax cut vote strategy: "Chicken crap."....Ed Rollins on Sarah Palin: "I would have hoped somewhere along the way through the five colleges you attended that you would have learned a little history."....Max Read: "People hate Kim Kardashian's tweets more than AIDS."....
November 29, 2010Rep. Peter King on WikiLeaks leak: "Terrorist activity."….Steven Aftergood: "Information vandalism."....Blake Hounshell: "Grotesque and irresponsible."....William Kristol: "Beneath contempt, and beneath comment."....Charles Johnson: "I don't recall voting for Julian Assange.”….Rush Limbaugh on Obama: "He says nothing about the Constitution in his Thanksgiving proclamation, because he's got a problem with it."....Keith Olbermann on himself and Fox: "One side sticks to the facts, and the other side is close to playing with its poop."....Alan Simpson: "You don't want to listen to Keith Olbermann and Rush Babe and Rachel Minnow or whatever that is, and Glenn Beck. They're entertainers. They couldn't govern their way out of a paper sack."....Tom Gliatto on Andy Richter: "As if Ed McMahan were a squeak toy."....
November 18, 2010Fox News chairman Roger Ailes on Obama: "Has a different belief system than most Americans."....Ailes on NPR executives: "They are, of course, Nazis...They are the left wing of Nazism. These guys don’t want any other point of view. They don't even feel guilty using tax dollars to spout their propaganda.”….Morgan Meis on official Bush National Portrait Gallery painting: “Mundane kitsch…Aggressively suburban….A Sears portrait."….Ryan Grim on Dubya: “Too lazy to write his own memoir...A collection of other people's versions of events.”….Fidel Castro on Obama: “Handing out jobs in the UN Security Council, as if it were his own property.”….Rush Limbaugh on Obama: “A juvenile delinquent.”….Rosanne Cash on John Boehner: “An asshat."....
November 12, 2010Michelle Goldberg on Glenn Beck's Soros rant: "A symphony of anti-Semitic dog-whistles.”….J.J. Goldberg on Beck: “As close as I’ve heard on mainstream television to fascism.”….Glenn Beck on George Soros: "Has admitted in the past he doesn't believe in God, but that's perhaps because he thinks he is.”….former chancellor Gerhard Schroder on Bush: “Not telling the truth.”….George Will on Obama presidency: “An exhausted volcano.”….Bobby Jindal on Congress: “Is now often an apprenticeship program for lobbyists-in-waiting.”….Nancy Franklin on TLC: "The Leering Channel."....