What a long, strange strip it's been
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May 20, 2011Donald Trump: “Our leaders are stupid, they are stupid people. It's just very, very sad. We have weak, pathetic leadership.”….MSNBC anchor Lawrence O’Donnell on Trump: “NBC's Charlie Sheen - the greatest individual embarrassment in the history of the network.”….Ann Coulter: “To liberals, every woman looks like a hotel maid.”….Rick Santorum on Obama’s Mideast speech: “Epitomizes the sad state of American diplomacy.”….Mitt Romney: “Has thrown Israel under the bus.”….Michele Bachmann: "Betrayed our friend and ally.”….Tim Pawlenty: “Mistaken, a very dangerous demand.”….Ron Paul: “Does not understand a proper foreign policy for America.”….Steve Kornacki on Gingrich: “An epically disastrous presidential campaign rollout.”….Mark McKinnon on Gingrich: "A campaign suicide bomber."....Chris Matthews: “It's so pathetic that Roger Ailes has put [Sarah Palin] on television.”….Ailes: “People tell me all the time it was truly pathetic that I was the one who gave Chris Matthews his start.”….Eeyore on the other animals: “They haven’t got Brains, any of them, only grey fluff that’s blown into their heads by mistake.”….
May 17, 2011Newt Gingrich on Ryan proposals: “Right-wing social engineering.”….Ryan on Gingrich: “With allies like that, who needs the Left?”….Quin Hillyer on Gingrich: “Absolutely idiotic politically…horribly wrong philosophically.”….Eugene Robinson on GOP presidential debate: “Brought to mind the famous bar scene from ‘Star Wars.’”….Rep. David Schweikert on Geithner: “Acting like his hair is on fire.”….Alan Simpson on AARP: “Thirty-eight million people bound together by love of airline discounts.” ….Ted Rall on Obama: “Our Jack Ruby.”….Gingrich on Obama: “The most successful food stamp president in modern American history."….Alex Parene on Trump presidential campaign: “An unamusing joke.”….Trump on Nene: “You're a quitter. And Star Jones kicked your ass.”….
May 9, 2011Colin Powell on bin Laden: “The worst person on earth.”….CIA director Leon Panetta on Pakistan: “Involved or incompetent.”….George Will on Obama Libya policy: “A half-baked doctrine…a quarter-baked rationalization…and an unworthy national agenda.”….Jerry Seinfeld: “If God gave comedians the power to invent people, the first person we would invent is Donald Trump.”….
May 3, 2011NY Daily News on bin Laden: “Rot in hell.”….Washington Post: “Son of a bitch.”….NY Post: “Bastard.”….Rush Limbaugh: “Have you seen the picture of these clowns in the Situation Room from Sunday?...The smallest guy in the room is Obama.”….Rep. Allen West: “If you support Medicare the way it is now, you can kiss the United States of America goodbye.”….Julian Assange on Facebook: “The most appalling spying machine that has ever been invented.”….Orly Taitz on Obama long form birth certificate: “Very inventive computer art.”….Morrissey on Royal Family: “Benefit scroungers, nothing else.”….Glenn Beck on Glee: “A horror show…A nightmare.”….
April 28, 2011John Avlon on Trump: “The political equivalent of lighting a house on fire, calling 911 and then expecting a medal.”….Jeffrey Goldberg on birthers: “The idiot-American community.”….Tony Harnden on Trump: “Brash, egotistical, big-mouthed weirdo.”….Ruth Marcus on Trump: “Time to look past the birther nonsense he has been spouting to consider the rest of the nonsense he has been spouting.”….James Fallows on press handling of Trump: “Acting as the megaphone for this carnival barker.”….Robert De Niro on Trump: “It’s like a big hustle. It’s like being a car salesman.”….Trump on De Niro: “Not the brightest bulb on the planet. We’re not dealing with Albert Einstein.”….James Taranto on NYT The Ethicist column: “Like Dear Abby, only pretentious.”….Glenn Beck on new passport form: “Why don’t you just put nipple clamps on Americans?”….Steve Singiser on Atlas Shrugged: “The mother of all tank jobs.”….