What a long, strange strip it's been
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December 31, 2018
Trump: "'Morning Joe' is a dead show with very few people watching and sadly, Fake News CNN is also doing poorly."....CNN's Don Lemon on Trump: "He's growing angrier by the moment, sounding really like a pouting child."....Trump: "We will be forced to close the Southern Border entirely if the Obstructionist Democrats do not give us the money to finish the Wall and also change the ridiculous immigration laws that our Country is saddled with."....Rep. Ryan Costello on Trump: "An angry eighth-grader's tweet. I don't really know how to make sense of it...When you start throwing out vacuous threats like this, people stop taking you seriously in terms of how you go about negotiating."....Trump on Democrats: "Are not concerned about the safety and security of Americans!"....Rep. Hakeem Jeffries: "We are not going to pay $2.5 billion or $5 billion and wasting taxpayer dollars on a ransom note because Donald Trump decided that he was going to shut down the government and hold the American people hostage."....Bill O'Reilly on RBG's health: "Another Justice appointment inevitable and soon. Bad news for the left."....Meghan McCain on O'Reilly comment: "Gross and ghoulish...We are Christians, aren't we Bill?"....Mike Barnicle on Gen. Mattis's letter to Trump: "A man of principle writing to a man of dishonesty."....Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson, and Laura Ingraham: "An echo chamber of fear and hate designed to distract and divide us."....NY Daily News front page: "How The Trump Stole Christmas!"..................................
December 20, 2018
..........Ann Coulter on GOP: "They're about to have a country where no Republican will ever be elected president again. Trump will just have been a joke presidency who scammed the American people, amused the populists for a while, but he'll have no legacy whatsoever."....Trump on Mueller investigation: "They are Entrapping people for misstatements, lies or unrelated things that took place many years ago. Nothing to do with Collusion...Jeff Sessions should be ashamed of himself for allowing this total HOAX to get started in the first place!"....Rudy Giuliani on Mueller investigation: "I am disgusted with the tactics they have used...They're the ones who violated the law."....U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan to former national security adviser Mike Flynn: "You sold your country out."....Rep. Jerrold Nadler on separation policy: "Mass kidnapping by the federal government."....Trump on former NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman: "Shady Eric...Sleazebag."....George Soros on Trump administration: "A danger to the world."....Robert Reich on Trump: "At least a scoundrel knows when he is doing bad things. A megalomaniac who only sees the art of the deal, doesn't."....Trump on Michael Cohen: "A rat."....Sen. Chris Coons: "Makes him sound more like a mob boss than president of the United States."....Charles M. Blow on Trumps: "How can a family that can't run a charity run a country?"....Tucker Carlson: "We have a moral obligation to admit the world's poor, they tell us, even if it makes our own country poor and dirtier and more divided."....Trump: "The pathetic and dishonest 'Weekly Standard,' run by failed prognosticator Bill Kristol (who, like many others, never had a clue), is flat broke and out of business. Too bad. May it rest in peace!"....former FBI Director James Comey on Trump: "Is lying about the FBI, attacking the FBI, and attacking the rule of law in this country."....Trump: "Comey had no right heading the FBI at any time, but especially after his mind exploded."....Kellyanne Conway on Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: "Doesn't seem to know much about anything."....Tomi Lahren on Ocasio-Cortez: "It's always interesting watching a train wreck."....Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Trump Oval Office meeting: "A horror show."....House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Oval Office meeting: "I was trying to be the mom...It goes to show you: you get into a tinkle contest with a skunk, you get tinkle all over you. It's a manhood thing with him -- as if manhood can be associated with him -- this wall thing."....Sen. Chuck Schumer on Oval Office meeting: "When the president brags he won North Dakota and Indiana, he's in real trouble."....Samantha Bee on Fox News: "Pure, substance-free progaganda."....Maxine Waters: "They say 'Maxine, please stop saying "impeachment" any more.' And when they say that I say 'Impeachment, impeachment, impeachment, impeachment, impeachment.'"....Ann Coulter, on voting for Trump in 2020: "Why would you? To make sure...Ivanka and Jared can make money? That seems to be the main point of the presidency at this point.".......................
December 10, 2018
Trump on Mueller investigation: "This total Hoax will be studied for years!"....Trump on former FBI Director James Comey: "Must have set a record for who lied the most to Congress in one day. His Friday testimony was so untruthful!"....Trump on former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: "Dumb as a rock and I couldn't get rid of him fast enough. He was lazy as hell."....Trump on Sen. Dick Blumenthal: "The Dick."....CNN's Don Lemon on Trump: "The president of the United States is having a meltdown...He's embracing his inner internet troll."....Fox and Friends co-host Pete Hegseth: "Don Lemon really is a moron...Nothing he says is interesting."....Bob Woodward on Trump: "A walking conflict of interest."....conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi on Mueller investigation: "This is not justice, this is not America. This is a political prosecution...They're the criminals."....Tucker Carlson on Trump: "I don't think he's capable of sustained focus. I don't think he understands the system...I don't think his own agencies support him."....Roger Stone on Steve Bannon: "Dumb-Fatman."....former Gov. Mike Huckabee on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: "Looney."....Ocasio-Cortez on Mike Huckabee: "Leave the false statements to Sarah Huckabee. She's much better at it."....former Trump attorney Michael Cohen on Trump: "I [lied] in order to be consistent with Individual-1's political messaging and to be loyal to Individual-1."....Trump on Cohen: "A liar...Not a very smart person...A weak person."....Jack Schafer: "When circumstances overwhelm President Donald Trump's psyche, he self-medicates by giving sit-down interviews with the press."....Roger Stone: "Bob Mueller...and his out of control band of Angry Democrats, don't want the truth, they only want lies."....Trump on Mueller investigation: "This is our Joseph McCarthy era!"....Laurence Tribe: "What a foul bag of excrement this 'president' is proving himself to be."....Donald Trump Jr.: "Liberalism is a disease."....George Soros on Facebook: "A menace to society."....Stephen Colbert: "Obama made Trump seem like a bad president just by sitting next to him."....
November 27, 2018
.............................................Trump on Mueller: "A conflicted prosecutor gone rogue."....Joe Scarborough on Trump: "A terrified man."....Trump on CNN: "Portraying the United States in an unfair and false way."....Hillary Clinton on Fox News: "Superb propaganda...A wholly-owned subsidiary of Trump and the Republican Party now."....Trump on GM: "They say the Chevy Cruze is not selling well. I say well then get a car that is selling well and put it back in."....Rick Santorum on new multi-agency government report on climate future: "If there was no climate change, we'd have a lot of scientists looking for work. The reality is that a lot of these scientists are driven by the money that they receive."....Dave Johnson, Ohio county GOP chairman, on Paradise and Malibu fires: "God's punishment to liberal California."....Trump on caravan: "A big con."....Geraldo Rivera on border response: "They walked 2,000 miles. Why? Because they want to rape your daughter or steal your lunch? No! Because they want a job...We treat these people, these economic refugees, as if they're zombies from 'The Walking Dead.'"....Trump: "Mexico should move the flag-waving Migrants, many of whom are stone cold criminals, back to their countries."....Rep. Mia Love on Trump: "His world as it is: no real relationships, just convenient transactions."....Trump on U.S. voting system: "The Republicans don't win and that's because of potentially illegal votes...I have no doubt about it. And I've seen it, I've had friends talk about it...Sometimes they go to their car, put on a different hat, put on a different shirt, come in and vote again."....Trump on Sen. Adam Schiff: "Little Adam Schitt."....Jonathan Alter: "Spoken like the dumb 11-year-old playground bully that he is, always has been, and always will be."....Sen. Lindsey Graham on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman: "He's irrational, he's unhinged, and I have no intention of ever working with him again."....Trump: "Before I announced for president, I picked up the New York Times and I said to somebody, 'Boy, this paper is dead, look at it'...It was like a leaflet that you hand out at the supermarket. And now it's a vibrant paper."....Rihanna on Trump rallies: "Tragic."....Trump on Ivanka using private email for government work: "What it is, is a false story...It is all fake news."....Stephen King on Trump: "Condones murder, then explains it's okay for his daughter to do what he wanted Hillary Clinton locked up for..."....Eric Trump: "Our country is doing awesome...and the media refuses to cover it."..................................................
November 17, 2018
Trump on CNN's Jim Acosta: "He doesn't even know what he's asking half of the time."....Sean Hannity on Acosta: "A self-serving liberal hack with zero journalistic integrity. He's supposed to be a journalist? That's a charade."....Eric Trump on Dem midterm strategy: "They're running on health care, which is a system that Obama broke."....Trump: "NBC is a total fraud, as far as I'm concerned. Their news is disgusting."....Former Secretary of State John Kerry on Trump: "A truculent child president."....Laura Ingraham on Congresswomen-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib, and Ilhan Omar: "The four horsewomen of the apocalypse."....Bernie Sanders on Trump: "A sexist, a racist, a homophobe, a xenophobe and a religious bigot...A pathological liar...He lies every day."....Trump on U.S. immigration laws: "The worst laws any country has anywhere in the world."....CNN's Jake Tapper on Trump: "Fomenting fear and doling out falsehoods."....Eric Trump: "What do the Democrats stand for? Let's double everybody's taxes. Let's attack law enforcement. Let's abolish ICE."....Fox News host Greg Gutfeld on John Kerry: "Plug your knothole, Captain Driftwood."....Kerry to Gutfeld: "Happy Veterans Day, Greg. I'm glad that all of us who served in uniform fought to defend your freedom to be a complete fool on Twitter."....David Axelrod on Donald Trump Jr.: "If Trump Sr. employs a dog whistle, Jr. favors a bullhorn, joyfully transmitting nutty conspiracy theories that even his dad might be hesitant to embrace."....Stephen King on Trump: "Successfully channeled America's id: the hatred, the prejudice, the dishonesty, the willing ignorance and turning away from facts. Most of all, the fear."....Seth Meyers on Trump: "A grifter who surrounds himself with other grifters."....George Conway on Trump administration: "Like a s***show in a dumpster fire."..................................................